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Seatbelted, but Sleeping

Omar E. Leon-Saldana, a 19-year-old who lives in East Hampton, was found with his seatbelt on, asleep in the driver’s seat of a running vehicle by the side of the road on Sunday night. East Hampton Town police said he was unconscious when they found him, but appeared intoxicated when they woke him up.

Jun 13, 2019
'Key Component' in Montauk Drug Ring Gets Four Years in Prison

Elvin Silva-Ruiz, accused of arranging for the shipment of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to Montauk, was arrested last August at Kennedy Airport, where he was getting ready to board a flight to Puerto Rico to pay for more drugs.

Jun 13, 2019
Montauk Murder Investigation Continues

As Montauk residents began their day last Thursday, a couple walking a trail in Kirk Park made a gruesome discovery: a man unconscious and with severe head injuries. He died at the hospital a short time later. Suffolk County homicide detectives are investigating his death as a murder.

Jun 13, 2019
On the Police Logs 06.13.19

An anonymous caller reported a man riding a moped with an infant strapped to his chest on Bay Street on Friday at about 5:45 p.m. Police looked for the moped, but could not find it.

Jun 13, 2019
No Arrest in Montauk Death as Family Plans Services

The family of the man who was killed in Montauk last week is preparing for his funeral services, while homicide detectives continue to investigate what led to his death on a path in Kirk Park. 

Jun 11, 2019
Former Nascar C.E.O. Enters Plea in Sag Harbor Drunken Driving Case

Brian France pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving while intoxicated Friday, with his sentence held in abeyance for a year while he completes community service.

Jun 7, 2019
Cops: Man Killed in Montauk's Kirk Park

Update, June 7, 1:30 p.m.: Suffolk County police have identified the man killed in Kirk Park in Montauk on Thursday morning as Robert Casado. Mr. Casado was 38 and lived in Montauk. No further information was released. 

Jun 6, 2019
22-Year-Old Charged With Sex Abuse of 9-Year-Old

A 22-year-old man was arrested on a sex abuse charge Thursday, accused of inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office said in East Hampton Town Justice Court. 

Wilson Rolando-Morales, a native Ecuadorian who had been living in East Hampton for three years, surrendered on Thursday morning, his attorney, John O'Brien of Noyac, said. Mr. O'Brien entered a plea of not guilty on his client's behalf. 

Jun 6, 2019
Early Morning Fire Guts Amagansett House

Lois H. Kleinberg’s cat woke her up at 5:45 a.m. and she smelled smoke. Through her window she saw flames shooting from her neighbor’s roof. When she and her husband ran outside, embers were landing on their roof and deck.

Jun 6, 2019
Memorial Day Arraignments

A 22-year-old from Manhattan was charged with drunken driving on the morning of Memorial Day after his 2008 Mini Cooper crashed into a tree on Three Mile Harbor Road in East Hampton.

Jun 6, 2019