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  • The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, by a vote of 4 to 1, rejected a request from four homeowners to build a revetment on Gardiner’s Bay toward the end of Louse Point Road.
  • Before Jason Lee’s attorney called his first witness on Monday, he moved to have the case against his client dismissed, saying that the people had “failed to establish” the crimes they are alleging took place.
  • The final witness for the prosecution testified Monday about the timing and content of numerous text messages Jason Lee had sent and received on the morning of the alleged rape in 2013.
  • In the seventh day of testimony in the rape trial, the court heard from a sexual-assault nurse who had examined the accuser in the hours after the alleged attack in 2013 and a DNA forensics expert who spoke about stains on the clothing Mr. Lee had been wearing when he was arrested.
  • East Hampton Town police last week charged two men and a Montauk teenager who were duck hunting from a blind on Fort Pond with trespassing, saying they had used a house on the pond, at 82 South Elroy Street, without permission. The men, Matthew Cuomo of Springs, 25, and James F. DePasquale, 24, of Montauk, were additionally charged with drawing electricity from the house. All the charges are misdemeanors.

  • A Springs man who has been wanted by the New York Police Department for over nine years was arrested in East Hampton Village Saturday morning and charged with driving while intoxicated. Police in Queens arrested him on the same charge in 2005, but he failed to appear in court and a warrant for his arrest has been outstanding ever since.

  • Prosecutors claim the car accuser and her friend were in was followed from the courthouse. Both testified in the trial on Tuesday.
  • East Hampton Village police allegedly clocked the driver of a 2012 Mercedes Benz at 73 miles per hour on Woods Lane early in the morning of April 8 before the car crashed into shrubbery and a fence while turning into the driveway of 75 Woods Lane. The driver, Elizabeth Ann Damark, was arrested on multiple charges including felony drunken driving.

    Ms. Damark, who turns 26 next week, has a prior conviction on the charge, following an arrest over Labor Day weekend in 2012.

  • As the trial of Jason Lee continued in Riverside on Wednesday, the prosecution turned its attention to his cellphone records on the morning of the alleged rape.
  • In a packed courtroom on Tuesday, the woman, known only as D.D., gave a graphic and tearful description of the alleged attack in the early morning of Aug. 20, 2013, at an East Hampton house Jason Lee was renting for the month.

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