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  • A New York hedge fund founder with a house in East Hampton's Georgica Association was shot dead in his apartment Manhattan Sunday afternoon.
  • A Christmas night dispute in Springs ended with a Montauk man under arrest on multiple charges, including aggravated drunken driving, reckless endangerment, and assault, all misdemeanors, as well as a felony charge of unlicensed driving.

  • The East Hampton Town Planning Board will hold four public hearings Wednesday night, including one for a proposed subdivision in Wainscott that has generated controversy and three others that have not been questioned.

  • A lifetime resident of East Hampton is greeting the New Year in county jail after pleading guilty on Monday to harassment, a violation. Lewis C. Seitz, 58, was sentenced to 15 days in jail.

    Mr. Seitz was arrested Friday night after a dispute with Alexander Colonna, the owner of the Springs house in which he lived. Mr. Seitz had shoved Mr. Colonna, according to the police.

  • David Osiecki, whose mental competency has been in question since his arrest for allegedly setting a fire at a Bridgehampton house in April, is also accused of trying to burn down a bar in Patchogue five months earlier.
  • An East Hampton man who recently moved to Springs was arrested early Monday morning on a felony drunken-driving charge by the East Hampton Village police. Jesse Scott Lien, 33, reportedly told police he had had “a couple of beers” when he was pulled over on Montauk Highway near Green Hollow Road. Police said he was driving on the shoulder of the road at the time.

  • A 54-year-old East Hampton man has been indicted on two sex-crime charges involving a minor after allegedly convincing an out-of-state teenager to take and send him nude cellphone photographs of herself.
  • An attorney from Shoreham received some stern words from East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana before she agreed to a plea bargain for his client that had been worked out with the district attorney’s office without consulting her first.

  • Last Thursday was the final day in 2014 for criminal cases to be adjudicated in East Hampton Town Justice Court. Several men learned that day that they would be spending the holidays, as well as the next few months, in county jail after being sentenced for various misdemeanor crimes.

  • A Springs man already facing a felony burglary charge in East Hampton Town Justice Court may now be facing Christmas in jail after having been arrested again early Saturday morning.

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