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  •     A 3 a.m. crash that left a car straddling a large rock on Monday led to the arrest of John A. Albarracin-Barahona, 27, of East Hampton on a charge of driving while intoxicated.

  •     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.

  • Visitor From Virginia killed, three injured
  • The saga of the Montauk Beach House is headed to the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals
  •     A plan to divide a 43,000-square-foot Ditch Plain parcel into two lots, one of 20,000 square feet and the other of 23,000, was broached for the first time at an East Hampton Town Planning Board meeting on July 25. Judging from board members’ reactions, it could provoke divisive debate.

  •     The East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals made a public determination on the night of July 24 on a second request to build a pool on a Beach Hampton property.
        On May 8, a month after a contentious hearing during which several neighbors spoke in opposition, the board denied Andrew and Dana Stern’s application for a 512-square-foot pool on their 12,628-square-foot property at 8 Treasure Island Drive. The vote was 4 to 1, with only Don Cirillo voting in favor.    

  •     Despite two well-publicized police sweeps targeting drunken drivers in recent weeks, arrests for driving while intoxicated show no sign of declining.

  •     Jonathan J. Galeano of Valley Stream, 24, was arrested and charged with assault in the third degree on July 25 after allegedly breaking a man’s jaw in two places during a brawl at a house party in Springs in the early morning hours of July 21.

  •     “That’s definitely the cheapest way out of the situation,” said Max Corrigan to Danielle Wright, one of three women clustered around his work table, each of them with a different smartphone crisis. Behind them, all the way to the door, stood a waiting line of customers.

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