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Two men driving on Springs-Fireplace Road in Springs without valid licenses were charged over the weekend with felony driving while intoxicated. Each has previously been convicted of the crime.

Arnold S. Rivas-Ovalle of Springs, 23, was caught Saturday at about 2:10 a.m. driving a 2010 Mazda on the shoulder of the road, said East Hampton Town police, who clocked his speed at 55 miles per hour in a 40 m.p.h. zone. His blood alcohol was reportedly above .18, over twice the legal limit, leading to an aggravated D.W.I. charge.

Aug 1, 2019
On the Police Logs 08.01.19

The family of an 11-year-old boy from Eagan, Minn., accidentally him left behind at Main Beach on the evening of July 23. The boy’s father phoned police just after 8 p.m. when he realized he had left the boy at the beach.

Aug 1, 2019
Crash Shuts Down Portion of Montauk Highway in Water Mill

An accident during the morning commute on Tuesday had traffic backed up for miles. 

Jul 30, 2019
Firefighters Took the Heat

Fire departments and emergency medical service agencies across the South Fork were kept busy over the weekend in less than ideal weather conditions.

Jul 25, 2019
Two Face Felony Assault Charges

East Hampton Town police said a 39-year-old Springs man beat a child with a leather belt and a cow-tail whip.

Jul 25, 2019
Liquor Licenses Out of Sight

In Montauk last week, an East Hampton Town Police officer made the rounds of bars and restaurants that serve alcohol, inspecting the locations as well as certain records that are supposed to be readily available.

Jul 25, 2019
On the Police Logs 07.25.19

Police received word that “an older man” sitting in a Toyota Prius at Two Mile Hollow Beach had exposed himself to another man at about 6:30 p.m. on July 17. Police found an 89-year-old man sitting in his Prius. He denied any wrongdoing and left. The caller did not want to press charges.

Jul 25, 2019
Judge Calls Driver 'Danger to the Community'

Robert K. Futterman was high on marijuana and took clonazepam before an accident in Bridgehampton on Tuesday, a Suffolk County assistant district attorney said on Wednesday.

Jul 24, 2019
D.W.I. Arrest in Bridgehampton Crash

A real estate broker with a history of drunken driving-related arrests, including one for boating while intoxicated just last week, has been charged in connection with the crash in Bridgehampton on Tuesday that sent a mother and young child to the hospital. 

Jul 23, 2019
Mother, Child Airlifted After Car Accident in Bridgehampton

A portion of Montauk Highway between Snake Hollow Road and Newlight Lane has been shut down while Southampton Town police investigate the two-car crash, and traffic is being diverted down Newlight Lane and Snake Hollow Road.

Jul 23, 2019