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‘Forcible’ Sex Act Alleged

Thu, 02/15/2024 - 11:16

A Bridgehampton man was charged with two first-degree felonies, “criminal sex act by forcible compulsion” and criminal contempt, following an incident on Feb. 7 at a house on Accabonac Road in East Hampton. The case involves a woman whom he’d been ordered to stay away from, East Hampton Town police reported.

Vincent Eames, 50, has been remanded to the custody of the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office in lieu of $25,000 cash bail. Town Justice David Filer ordered him held during an arraignment on Saturday.

Police said in two separate arrest reports that Mr. Eames grabbed the victim by her hair and head and forced her to perform oral sex. Town Justice Steven Tekulsky had ordered him to keep his distance from her just three days before.

No further information was available by press time this week.

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Lieutenant Seeks Damages in New Lawsuit

On March 27, a previously confidential legal document related to an ongoing complaint by Police Officer Andrea Kess against East Hampton Town and its Police Department became public when it was filed in a federal court as evidence in a new civil rights lawsuit, brought by Lt. Peter Powers of the town police. Lieutenant Powers is charging that the document, known as a “position statement,” has harmed his professional and personal reputation.

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Drivers Face Felony Charges

East Hampton Town police have levied felony charges against three drivers on local roads within the last two weeks.

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On the Police Logs 04.11.24

Police responded to the East Hampton I.G.A. shortly after 5 p.m. on April 1 after the manager called in a report of an “unwanted guest.” After an investigation, a 38-year-old man was arrested and charged with two counts of petty larceny: one for taking 24 cans of beer and leaving without paying for them; the other for taking a white Huffy bicycle that did not belong to him. He was released on his own recognizance to await a court date.

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