Carlos A. Bedoya, 44, of East Hampton was arrested on Monday and charged with stabbing Ismael Hernandez, 36, also of East Hampton, outside Mr. Hernandez’s apartment at 140 Springs-Fireplace Road. Mr. Hernandez was rushed to Southampton Hospital, where he underwent surgery.
“Thank God, he is doing well,” his wife, Jessie Hernandez, said yesterday from her husband’s bedside. She expects him to be released shortly.
Lawrence Melniker, 51, of Park Avenue, Manhattan, was arrested after a dispute with his wife on Main Street in East Hampton on the afternoon of Aug. 4, East Hampton Village police said. According to the police report, from which Mr. Melniker’s name had been redacted, his wife accused him of punching her in the face before closing a window of the 2003 Volkswagen Beetle he was sitting in, trapping her arm. He then allegedly put the car in drive, dragging her about 25 feet.