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  •      The owner of an approximately one-acre property at the northeastern corner where Ditch Plain Road hooks east and becomes Deforest Road continued to seek the East Hampton Town Planning Board’s approval on Nov. 28 to divide it into two lots, each about the same size. An existing house to the north of the property, which has a shared driveway with another lot to the east, would fall into the newly created eastern lot.

  •     A Springs man, James P. Fabrizio, 21, was arrested on Nov. 25, after his mother called police from her Manor Lane residence. Although the incident report was heavily redacted, a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief indicates that Mr. Fabrizio damaged property in or around the house, and two charges of harassment in the second degree indicate that he used physical contact at some point.

  •     A 16-year-old East Hampton girl was backing up a 2009 Chevrolet at the recycling center on Springs-Fireplace Road Sunday when the car struck Brian J. King, 62. The young driver did not realize she had hit anyone and continued backing up, forcing Mr. King, who had fallen to the ground, to roll away from the rear tire, which was coming at him. He suffered several injuries, according to police, but declined medical attention at the scene.
        The teenager was accompanied by an adult in the car, police reported.

  •     An East Hampton Town police officer patrolling Abraham’s Path a little after midnight on Nov. 28 pulled over a car with a burned-out headlight, leading to the arrest of Milton J. Medina-Zamora of East Hampton on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

  •     Dr. Elaine Tuccillo, 66, a clinical psychologist, died at her Hither Hills residence on Nov. 16 of lung cancer. She had been diagnosed with the disease in June.
        Though she smoked cigarettes as a young woman, her husband, Dr. Scott Baum, said they were stunned at the diagnosis. “She was a strong, healthy person,” he said.

  • For the second time this year, the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals wrestled with a request for a variance that would allow the owners of a bayfront house on Lazy Point in Amagansett to construct a 147-foot stone revetment.
  •     The Nov. 20 meeting of the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals, held two days before Thanksgiving, proved anything but a holiday for its members, who sat through a stormy four-hour session, almost all of it devoted to one of the most valuable parcels of land in the United States, at 278 Further Lane in East Hampton.

  •     Town police received a report from Southampton Hospital in the early hours of Nov. 18 that a man had been struck with a belt hard enough to damage his eye to the point that he might lose vision in it.
        The man, Carlos Cevarros, told police he and his friends had gone to an address on Lincoln Avenue in Springs to join a Bingo party, but were turned away at the door. Guillermo T. Pillco allegedly pulled off his belt and struck Mr. Cevarros with it after exchanging words about a woman in Mr. Cevarros’s party.

  •     A 2011 BMW led police on a high-speed chase at midnight last Saturday that ended in the arrest of the driver, Kyle B. Ballou, 23, of East Hampton, on multiple charges including drunken driving.
        East Hampton Town police first spotted the BMW speeding west on Montauk Highway near Cove Hollow Road, crossing lane lines to pass cars ahead. An officer activated his lights and siren, but Mr. Ballou, after momentarily pulling off the road, turned around and sped off to the east, quickly exceeding 100 miles per hour, according to the report.

  •    An 18-year-old East Hampton woman had two car accidents in four days last week, both of them involving deer. Ashley Silvertsen was driving a 1995 Jeep on the afternoon of Nov. 20 on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road in Springs when she thought she saw a deer on the road ahead. She swerved and went off the side of the road, coming to a stop in some shrubbery. The Jeep was towed away with damage to the undercarriage.