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Unwanted Message Leads to Arrest

In Sag Harbor, a man was charged with stalking on Jan. 6 after a woman told police she had received yet another unwanted message on social media from him in December.

Jan 14, 2021
On the Police Logs

Six unwanted skateboarders were reported Saturday afternoon to be whizzing around the Apple Bank property at the intersection of Main and Spring Streets. They were leaving when police arrived.

Jan 14, 2021
Hit-and-Run in Amagansett — Search for Driver of Pickup Truck Is Ongoing

East Hampton Town police, aided by a Suffolk Police helicopter crew, were searching Wednesday afternoon for a driver who fled a hit-and-run accident involving as many as three pedestrians that took place just before noon on Route 27 in Amagansett.

Jan 13, 2021
'Afraid to Go in the Ambulance'

Emergency medical service personnel on the South Fork reported this week that 911 call volume was down in 2020 as a whole but up in the usually quiet months of November and December. "People are, I think, afraid to go in the ambulance to the hospital, so things we normally see, we're not seeing people calling for," said Deborah O'Brien, president of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

Jan 7, 2021
On the Police Logs 1.7.20

Nine callers from all around town reported the sound of gunshots this week, signaling the start of 2021's open hunting season.

Jan 7, 2021
Sergeant Schmitt Retires from East Hampton Police Department

The East Hampton Town Police Department congratulated Sgt. Peter Schmitt last week on his retirement after more than 24 years on the force.

Jan 7, 2021
Smoldering Logs Blamed for Fire in East Hampton

Two fires this week, one in a house and the other in a trailer, were swiftly handled by the East Hampton Fire Department, both in under an hour.

Jan 7, 2021
Eight Open Alcohol Containers

There was only one arrest on drunken-driving charges in East Hampton Town last week. On Saturday afternoon, town police reported clocking Luis Sigua-Sisalima's green 2005 Kia minivan at 59 miles per hour in a 30-m.p.h. zone on Abraham's Path in East Hampton, near Accabonac Highway.

Jan 7, 2021
Man Airlifted to Hospital After Tractor-Trailer Collision

James Allman, 70, of Sagaponack was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital via a county medevac helicopter on Saturday around midnight, following a traffic accident at the intersection of Montauk Highway and Wainscott Northwest Road in Wainscott.

Jan 7, 2021
The Most Dangerous Year for E.M.T.s

For many people, 2020 has been challenging, but as the chief of the East Hampton Ambulance Association, Lisa Charde has led a team of volunteers and professional paramedics in harrowing conditions. 

Dec 30, 2020
On the Police Logs 12.31.20

A red Specialized Fuse bicycle was last seen on Nov. 28 leaning against a fuel pump at the town marina on Three Mile Harbor. Brett Nicholson said he had special-ordered it from Khanh Sports for $2,700.

Dec 30, 2020
Not a Very Merry Holiday

Christmas Day was not so merry for Manuel Pena-Tacuri, 32, of Montauk Highway in Amagansett, who was spotted there that morning drinking while driving his 2021 GMC, according to East Hampton Town police.

Dec 30, 2020