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  • The judge who will oversee the rape case against Jason Lee has allowed two "bad acts" to be admitted into evidence, including that Mr. Lee allegedly made advances toward another woman on the night of reported rape.
  • E.M.T.s having breakfast were already on the scene when an elderly man drove into the side of the East Hampton bagel shop.
  • At Louse Point in Springs four neighbors want to build a rock revetment that will connect to the two already in front of properties to the north, creating more than 900 continuous feet of armored shoreline.
  • The future and dangers of former electrical generators and abandoned fuel tanks on Fort Pond on Industrial Road in Montauk were taken up by the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals Tuesday night.
  • Nowhere in East Hampton Town or Village, nor in the village of Sag Harbor, were any arrests made for drunken driving during the week just past. In Southampton Town, though, an East Hampton woman was charg­ed with the misdemeanor early Saturday morning. Ashley Tyler, 20, who was pulled over on County Road 39A for failing to stay in her lane, was released later that morning with a date on the Southampton Town Justice Court’s criminal calendar.

  • 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.”

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