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Say Alcohol Sold to Minors in Sag Harbor

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 13:49

Responding to community complaints, Sag Harbor Village police conducted an investigation into reports of alcoholic beverages being sold to minors at the Gulf Gas Station convenience store on Hampton Street. On Friday night, officers said they saw Ali S. Bulbul, 26, of Shirley sell a 12-pack of Bud Light, a six-pack of Corona, and a six-pack of White Claw Hard Seltzer to two teenage girls, ages 16 and 17, around 9:10 p.m.

Mr. Bulbul was arrested and charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree, all misdemeanors, and prohibited sale to a minor, a violation under the New York State Alcoholic Beverage Control Law. He was released on $250 bail with a court date for Jan. 17, 2020.

The girls, who were not charged, were released into the custody of their parents.

Chief Austin J. McGuire said in a statement, “The Sag Harbor Village Police will continue to be proactive, alongside the community, to ensure the health and safety of our youth.”

East Hampton Town police arrested Cyd M. Buitrago of East Hampton, 27, on a felony assault charge on Nov. 15. According to police, he hit a man in the face with an Apple iPhone, causing his two front teeth to crack and his lower lip to bleed. The victim’s name was withheld. The incident occurred at a house on Springs-Fireplace Road at 9:30 p.m. Mr. Buitrago was arrested about 45 minutes later.

East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana released him on his own recognizance following arraignment on Nov. 16.

A Springs woman reportedly stole a cellphone from a baby stroller that was left outside the Springs School on Friday morning. Police said Emily A. Campbell, 30, left the school, walked up to the stroller that had been left just outside the exit door, and took the Apple iPhone 8 Plus from a lower side pocket at about 8:50 a.m.

She was arrested later that afternoon on charges of petty larceny and criminal possession of stolen property, both misdemeanors. Police released her on her own recognizance; she will appear in Justice Court for arraignment next Thursday.

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