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  • A Montauk man was charged with driving while intoxicated Saturday night after he allegedly collided with two cars on Amagansett Main Street and then drove off. It was the second such charge in the past five months for Jaime Javier Guaman-Marca, 30.

  • A lower, seemingly more sober turnout at Sunday’s Montauk Friends of Erin St. Patrick’s Day parade resulted in a noticeable drop in arrests from recent years, as well as a reduction in quality-of-life citations issued along the parade route.

  • A felony assault charge against a Springs man, William B. DePetris, has been reduced to a misdemeanor by the district attorney’s office, and even at that level, his attorney said last Thursday in East Hampton Town Justice Court, the charge is likely to be dropped.

  • An armed robber who eluded a massive manhunt in Sag Harbor Village last month after running from his victim’s house was picked up on March 10, almost 2,500 miles away on the Mexican border. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped him, 28 days after the robbery, as he tried to re-enter the country from Tijuana.

  • Two cases that were first heard in East Hampton Town Justice Court are now concluding elsewhere after both defendants pleaded guilty as charged.

    Leander D. Kobolakis, 23, who was charged in August with felony rape for having sex with a minor, entered the plea in the Riverside courtroom of State Supreme Court Justice Barbara Kahn on March 10, in a process known as “superior court information.”

  • Her: Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything better than you.
        Him: No you can’t.
        Her: Yes I can.
        Him: No you can’t.
        Her: Yes I can.

  • A historic oceanfront house on West End Road in East Hampton Village was destroyed Wednesday by a massive fire despite the efforts of seven fire departments and about 100 firefighters.
  • A lawyer for Daniel Pelosi, who was convicted in 2004 of murdering the financier Ted Ammon at Mr. Ammon’s summer house in East Hampton Village, argued in a Brooklyn appeals court on Friday that the conviction should be overturned because of misconduct on the part of the prosecuting attorney.
  • Tires are blowing out and wheels are being damaged at an unprecedented rate in potholes along Montauk Highway.
  • A man who calls Amagansett home but has spent much of his adult life either in county jail or state prison is again behind bars in Riverside charged with a felony for burglary.

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