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Kasey L. Jackson, 38, who lives in Brooklyn but is spending the summer in Montauk, was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated at 3 a.m. last Thursday after East Hampton Town police spotted her Mazda convertible going 60 miles per hour on Edgemere Road in a posted 40 m.p.h. zone. According to the report, she swerved across the yellow lines before turning onto Industrial Road.
Another outbreak of overnight thievery from cars parked in driveways occurred between midnight and dawn last Thursday, centering on Grant Avenue and Howard Street, off Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton. Thieves also paid a return visit to Lotus Avenue in Springs on Saturday.
Sag Harbor Village police arrested Nikola K. Warm of Germany last Thursday at 11:15 a.m. and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child. She was arrested after a traffic control officer alerted police that a 2008 Toyota Prius parked outside 35 Main Street had two small children in car seats locked inside with windows slightly cracked for ventilation, the police report said.
The temperature reached 82 degrees in Sag Harbor that day, according to the National Weather Service.
Between July 28 and last Saturday a thief or thieves went on a crime spree during the early-morning hours, rifling through unlocked cars parked in driveways in East Hampton and Springs. Most often, they stole global positioning systems.
East Hampton Town police have received at least 10 complaints to date, and say there may be more that have not been reported.