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  • A trial in East Hampton Town Justice Court on July 12 resulted in a not-guilty verdict for Nicholas Sebastian Spoerl, a carpenter who lives in Sag Harbor. Mr. Spoerl had been accused of reckless driving and endangerment.

  • Darrell C. Belcher, 49, a private chef from Manhattan with a long criminal record, has been in the county jail in Riverside since Saturday, following his arrest in Sag Harbor on felony charges of driving while intoxicated. Mr. Belcher told Justice Lisa R. Rana at his arraignment that he is working in Southampton for the summer, living in a house rented for him by his employer.

  • David Farshadfar, 25, of Tenafly, N.J., was arrested in downtown Montauk early Sunday morning on misdemeanor drug possession charges, after East Hampton Town police allegedly found him in possession of a quantity of hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • Joseph R. Dowling, 24, of Sag Harbor, a former star player for the East Hampton High School football team, was arraigned in Sag Harbor Village Justice Court Saturday morning on two felony charges, possession of heroin with an intent to sell and possession of more than half an ounce of the narcotic.
  • Town police, working with the New York State Liquor Authority, snared four bars and two retail shops in Montauk for allegedly selling alcohol to a minor.
  • South Fork residents came together on Sunday for two peaceful rallies to speak out against the shooting deaths of black men at the hands of police elsewhere in the country.
  • An Orange County man, Michael J. Lounsbury, 34, was jailed over the weekend in lieu of $10,000 bail following his arrest in downtown Montauk a little after midnight last Thursday.
  • Christian R. Fusco of Ronkonkoma, 25, put his head and shoulder through a window after yelling at people inside.
  • The East Hampton Town Planning Board looked askance at a site plan application for a 50-foot tall tower at St. Peter’s Episcopal Chapel on Old Stone Highway in Springs at its meeting Tuesday night.
  • Between Saturday and Monday there were three serious accidents in which helicopters were called to take people to Stony Brook University Hospital’s level-one trauma center.

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