Four men ended their New Year’s Eve revelries on an unhappy note last week, winding up in handcuffs on charges of driving while intoxicated.
Town Justice Lisa R. Rana convened an early-morning court on New Year’s Day to handle the arraignments, with the court’s newest interpreter, Ana Kestler, on hand. Three of the men were Ecuadorian immigrants, and the fourth was from Colombia; none spoke English.
Southampton Town police have asked the public to assist them in an investigation of a "hide-a-key" thief possibly responsible for a series of burglaries.
According to a release from Detective Sgt. Lisa A. Costa, a man drove up to a Water Mill house on Friday and lifted the doormat at the front door, searching for a key. The statement does not indicate whether the man entered the house.
A Long Island Rail Road train headed for Montauk is being held up in Amityville after it struck and killed a man on the tracks on Saturday afternoon.
As police investigated, between 110 and 150 passengers were stuck on the eastbound train, which left Jamaica at 12:10 p.m. The accident occurred at about 12:45 p.m. The train was due in Montauk at 3 p.m.
Trains were delayed in both directions. Though service was expected to be restored soon, trains will be bypassing the Amityville station during the investigation.