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Police & Courts

Train Stalled Outside Montauk Station

On Thursday afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road's 2:48 p.m. train from Montauk, due at Jamaica at 5:50 p.m., stalled just west of the Montauk station because of equipment trouble.

Oct 16, 2020
Bicyclist Airlifted After Crash

Joseph Serino of Manhattan, 66, was riding his bicycle on Toilsome Lane in East Hampton Saturday when he was struck by a 2005 Mercedes-Benz.

Oct 15, 2020
On the Police Logs

A look at the police blotter for the week of Oct. 15.

Oct 15, 2020
He Allegedly Slapped and Punched Her

East Hampton Town police said that on Oct. 3, Henry Lupercio of Montauk slapped an unidentified woman in the face and mouth and punched her in the back of the head with a closed fist, in violation of an order of protection served against him last year.

Oct 15, 2020
Clocked at 95 Miles Per Hour on Napeague

Jaymes Westfall of East Hampton, 35, was clocked driving a 2020 Jeep at 95 miles per hour in a 55-m.p.h. zone while passing another vehicle on the right in a no-passing zone on Napeague near Dolphin Drive on the night of Oct. 5, East Hampton Town police reported.

Oct 15, 2020
Streep Was the Victim, His Lawyer Says

An attorney representing Charles Streep, the 31-year-old man accused in an alleged road rage assault in East Hampton in August, issued a statement last week asserting that his client was not the assailant but the victim in the incident, which left David Peralta of Springs, 18, with what his own lawyer says is permanent brain damage.

Oct 8, 2020
The Police Were Watching

Driving without the required interlock device, which keeps a car's engine from turning over if it senses alcohol in the driver's system, was the charge on Sept. 27 against a Montauk woman.

Oct 8, 2020
On the Police Logs

Half a dozen youths on dirt bikes entered the fenced-off property of Bistrian Gravel on the evening of Sept. 23 and drove over newly planted hydro-seed grass, causing ruts costing $3,000 to $4,000 to repair.

Oct 8, 2020
Stephen Hand's Path a Bad Road for Bicyclists

Stephen Hand's Path saw its second accident in two weeks between a car mirror and a bicyclist on the morning of Sept. 23.

Oct 8, 2020
Charged With D.W.I., 'Escorted' Into a Police Car

Two traffic stops over the weekend ended badly for the drivers, both of whom were charged with driving while intoxicated.

Oct 8, 2020
Supporters Rally for Victim of Alleged Road Rage Attack

A rally to support David Peralta, the 18-year-old from Springs who underwent emergency surgery after an alleged road rage attack in August in the parking lot of the Chase Bank in East Hampton, will be held at East Hampton Town Justice Court on Thursday at 9 a.m., and a GoFundMe campaign has been started to assist his family with medical expenses.

Oct 6, 2020
Springs First Responders to Get Habitat House

The homeowners selected from among more than 30 applicants across the county will be Anthony LaFountain and Cheyenne Banville, volunteer first responders with the Springs Fire Department. Mr. LaFountain and Ms. Banville live in Springs and work in East Hampton.

Oct 1, 2020