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Police & Courts

No Fire Hydrants Nearby in Montauk Blaze

Called to a house on Willow Drive on Nov. 17, at around 9 a.m., the Montauk Fire Department quickly learned that there were no fire hydrants immediately nearby from which to get the water it needed.

Nov 24, 2021
Young Pedestrian Is Struck in Springs

A 10-year-old was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Friday after he was struck by a car while crossing the street a short distance from the Springs School.

Nov 24, 2021
Felony D.W.I. Is Charged

Luis M. Sagbay-Coyago was driving without headlights on, East Hampton Town police said this week, when he was pulled over on Old Fireplace Road in Springs shortly after 7 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Nov 24, 2021
On the Police Logs 11.25.21

​​​​​​​A Marine Boulevard resident reported on Nov. 17 that someone had cut down a pine tree at the end of her driveway, leaving just a stump. She told police she suspects that someone wanted it for a Christmas tree "because it was healthy and shaped in such a way."

Nov 24, 2021
Alcohol Said to Be Involved

Three drivers who crashed their vehicles on town and village roads recently found themselves facing alcohol-related charges.

Nov 18, 2021
Plea Deal in Fatal January Hit-and-Run

The driver in a fatal crash in Amagansett that took the life of a mother walking her children in January took a plea deal last week, accepting a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

Nov 18, 2021
Girl Injured in Village Crash

Two recent car accidents on East Hampton Town and Village roads resulted in injuries, including a suspected concussion suffered by an 8-year-old girl in a crash on the afternoon of Nov. 9.

Nov 18, 2021
Fish Market Managers Plead Guilty to Fraud, Conspiracy

Two cousins who are members of the Gosman family of Montauk pleaded guilty in federal court in Central Islip on Thursday to one felony count of criminal conspiracy for their role in a scheme to purchase illegal fluke and black sea bass from a Montauk fisherman, the federal Department of Justice announced on Thursday.

Nov 18, 2021
On the Police Logs 11.18.21

House painters showed up at the wrong Atlantic Avenue, Amagansett, address on the morning of Nov. 10. They discovered their mistake about 45 minutes later when the homeowner contacted police about two suspicious vehicles on the property.

Nov 18, 2021
Smoothing the Transition to Life After Jail

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming has teamed with Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon and his Sheriff’s Transition and Re-entry Team, New Hour LI, and the Sound Justice Initiative on a clothing drive to help those transitioning to life after incarceration.

Nov 18, 2021
Fire Breaks Out in Montauk House

Multiple fire departments are battling a fire at a house on Willow Lane in Montauk, with crews from as far west as Southampton having been called in for help.

Nov 17, 2021
On the Police Logs 11.11.21

Dirt bikers have been illegally building a track, jumps, and wooden platforms off an established nature trail at the Soak Hides Dreen, according to a Rivers Road resident who called police on Oct. 25. The bikers are usually there around 3 p.m., the resident said. Officers were given photos as evidence.

Nov 10, 2021