Police

An N.Y.P.D. detective killed by friendly fire from fellow officers as they tried to stop a robbery in Queens on Tuesday night was an East End native known to many local police officers.
Not long after Randy Parsons and his two dogs plunged through the ice of Napeague Harbor, two clammers who happened to be nearby heard his cries for help.
East Hampton Town police officers were investigating a suspicious knock on a door at a house on Hawthorne Street in Springs on Jan. 20 when they heard the sounds of a car crash.
A woman in labor called police from a Nissan in front of 61 Hampton Street on Jan. 30 around 12:40 p.m. Police helped her into the back seat of her car until the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived. About 10 minutes after the ambulance got...
Rescuers were called when a man fell through the ice as he tried to rescue a dog from the icy waters of Napeauge Harbor.
The rules sign at Indian Wells Beach was damaged by birdshot sometime on Jan. 22. Police said pellets remained in the sign. It will cost about $200 to replace.
One of the officers behind a major narcotics bust in Montauk over the summer was recognized for his work on the case by being named as the East Hampton Town Police Department’s officer of the year. Officer Arthur Scalzo was presented with the award...
Following a one-car accident in Wainscott last Thursday night, Jake A. Early, 21, of Sag Harbor was arrested on a drunken-driving charge.
Ines G. Quito-Romero, 35, was inside her East Hampton home on Oakview Highway when she reportedly hit her child’s father, with whom she had a custody dispute, in the face with a mop handle on Friday at about 3:20 p.m.
Wilson Pantosin, a 45-year-old from Ecuador who was found living in Texas early last year, will be deported after he serves his sentence. The victim's family members, meanwhile, say they forgive him.
An empty school bus flipped onto its side after a car sideswiped it on Route 114 in East Hampton last week. Both drivers were hospitalized with minor injuries; both vehicles were towed.
A Sag Harbor man was said by East Hampton Town police to be driving drunk and going 80 miles per hour in Wainscott last Thursday evening. Fernando S. Gonzalez, 36, was driving a 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck in a 30 m.p.h. zone on Daniel’s Hole...
A 72-year-old man was arrested Saturday in his neighbor’s house on a criminal trespassing charge.  The homeowner, whom police did not name, arrived at her Richardson Avenue house in Springs last Thursday afternoon to find Peter E....