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State Loses a Round in Fight Against Shinnecock Billboards

A State Supreme Court justice last month rejected New York State's request for a preliminary injunction to have the signs removed.

Jun 1, 2020
On the Police Logs

A gas station on North Main Street was the site of an altercation between an attendant and a customer on May 19, when the driver of a tan Honda Element was asked to move her car, as it was blocking traffic. In reply, she got out and hit the attendant in the face, he told police.

May 28, 2020
On the Police Logs

Charles Engstrom was leaving Montauk Beer and Soda on South Elmwood Avenue when he realized he had dropped his wallet. He went back inside and asked the owner, Olivia Malik, if she had seen it.

May 22, 2020
She Said, She Said in Crash

On the afternoon on May 4, Irma Suarez-Leon of Amagansett was turning left from Three Mile Harbor Road onto Jackson Street in East Hampton when her Toyota sedan hit a Honda Accord at the intersection’s stop sign.

May 14, 2020
Busy Day for Sag Harbor Police

Sag Harbor Village police spotted a blue Mercedes-Benz heading the wrong way on Washington Street, a one-way street, on the morning of May 6, and stopped the driver. Also in Sag Harbor that morning, police noticed a gray GMC Envoy with no license plates, either front or back.

May 14, 2020
Also on the Logs

When a woman left her house on Stephen Hand’s Path the afternoon of May 6, she saw that the order of surgical masks she had been expecting had arrived in her mailbox. Three hours later when she returned the box of masks was gone.

May 14, 2020
Fire Badly Damages a Montauk Co-Op During Dangerously High Winds

Fire broke out in one of the units at the Atlantic Bluffs co-op complex in Montauk on Saturday evening, heavily damaging a portion of the property. 

May 10, 2020
Also on the Logs

Town police were busy from April 27 through Monday evening checking on reports of construction that might or might not have been in compliance with Covid-19 restrictions.

May 7, 2020
Also on the Logs 4.30.2020

East Hampton Village

A young seal was spotted at Georgica Beach on April 20 with a fishing line tightly wrapped around its neck and right flipper. The seal was stable, but in need of assistance. After receiving a photograph, the Marine Rescue Center in Riverhead sent out a team as fast as possible. 

Apr 30, 2020
Almost Twice the Limit

In Sag Harbor on Friday, village police clocked a blue 2007 Honda Civic headed south down Main Street at 39 miles per hour, almost twice the posted 20-mile-an-hour limit.

Apr 30, 2020
Car, Tree, Mailbox, Arrest

A 2011 Chevrolet drove off Crystal Drive near Morrell Street and struck a brick barrier and tree, causing the car to overturn and hit a mailbox. The tree fell across the road, damaging a parked car on the opposite shoulder. 

Apr 30, 2020
Tree Climber Rescued After Head Injury Leaves Him Semi-Conscious

Members of the East Hampton Fire Department and East Hampton Volunteer Ambulance Association rescued a tree climber who had sustained a severe head injury while working about 40 feet up in a tree on Oakview Highway in East Hampton on Saturday morning.

Apr 26, 2020