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  • 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.
  • New York State troopers arrested a 21-year-old from Sag Harbor before dawn on Sunday on multiple charges, including misdemeanor drunken driving, after clocking him at 97 miles per hour in a 55 m.p.h. zone. When asked for his driver’s license, the man handed over a learner’s permit.

  • Montauk’s Ditch Plain, where the future of what had been the East Deck Motel stirred recent interest in preserving its oceanfront tract, was before the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals on March 3 when applications to replace two mobile homes on the ocean at Montauk Shores Condominiums with two that would be larger came up for public hearing.

    On the eastern side of Ditch Plain, Montauk Shores Condominiums is an unusual trailer park, with some of the 29 oceanfront units there reportedly valued in the neighborhood of $1 million.

  • A 2007 Mack truck owned by Mickey’s Carting was involved in two accidents within five days here last week, one of which resulted in its driver being taken to Southampton Hospital.

  • Police said a problem with the landing gear caused the accident Wednesday. The pilot was not hurt, but the plane was damaged.
  • East Hampton Town police are investigating the death of an Amagansett man in an accident on Windmill Lane in that hamlet early Saturday morning. Erik D. Payne, 25, was declared dead on the scene by investigators.
  • The amount the department agreed to pay was based on the profit it believed it had made from a high six-figure investment into Distinctive Ventures L.L.C. in 2006 or 2007.
  • Early Sunday morning, following an alleged attack on two men on Amagansett’s Main Street, East Hampton Town police arrested William B. DePetris III, 26, on multiple charges including felony assault. Mr. DePetris, formerly of East Hampton but living recently in Holbrook, was unable to post $15,000 bail and was being held this week in the county jail in Riverside.

    Besides the assault charge, he faces misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment and resisting arrest, as well as harassment and disorderly conduct, violations.

  • A Sag Harbor carpenter was arrested Monday in East Hampton Village on two felony counts of burglary, as well as possession of stolen property. His victim, village police said, was a client on Huntting Lane.

    Raymond Arthur Card, 64, was picked up on Toilsome Lane Monday afternoon. Village police said they found a stolen Citarella gift card for $100 in his pocket.

  • The East Hampton Town police had to do more with less in 2014, according to an annual report released by the department, as presented to the town board on Tuesday by Chief Michael D. Sarlo. The department saw a record number of calls to action for a force that shrunk by one, with a sharp drop in penal law arrests.

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