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Police & Courts

Arrested After Traffic Stops

Last week, police in Sag Harbor and East Hampton handed down several D.W.I. charges, including two felonies, and separate charges to two drivers whose vehicles reportedly lacked interlock devices.

Jun 8, 2022
Range Rover Fled

A driver in a "newer style" Range Rover fled the scene of an accident last Thursday afternoon in Amagansett.

Jun 8, 2022
A More Serious Charge

East Hampton Town police stopped Taylor Herman of East Hampton, 42, by the intersection of Musket Lane and Crow’s Nest Lane in Northwest on the night of May 31, saying that his trailer lacked both tail lamps and a license plate.

Jun 8, 2022
Montauk Man Charged With Grand Larceny

Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney alleged on Monday that Mark Ripolone, 34, "financially exploited his customers, most of them small businesses."

Jun 7, 2022
D.W.I. From Gansett to the Village

East Hampton Village police were notified by town cops on Saturday night about an erratic driver who may have been in an accident in Amagansett, and found the man on Main Street near David’s Lane, driving “recklessly.”

Jun 1, 2022
On the Police Logs 06.02.22

Someone couldn’t negotiate a turn onto Cedar Street on Friday night and hit the berm, fence, and ultimately the office building at Saskas Surveyor Company. The driver fled, leaving behind parts from a red Ford Mustang.

Jun 1, 2022
Two Three-Way Accidents

A garbage truck, a plumbing van and a pickup truck one day; a pickup and two S.U.V.'s the next.

Jun 1, 2022
Boater Escapes Explosion Off North Haven

A woman thrown overboard when her boat exploded Sunday afternoon in the waters off North Haven survived the incident, though the boat did not, according to the New York State Harbormaster and Bay Constable Association.

Jun 1, 2022
Police, School Officials React to Mass Shootings

Another mass shooting has claimed the lives of school children, with at least 19 students and two teachers dead in Uvalde, Tex., after an 18-year-old gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School on Tuesday. The deadly attack has police and schools on the South Fork on high alert, though no specific threats have been identified.

May 25, 2022
On the Police Logs 05.26.22

Police were called on the morning of May 16 to 66 Newtown Lane, where an older man was reportedly yelling profanities. Officers found him sitting on a bench, not yelling anymore. He said was waiting for a store to open, and was “tired of this place.”

May 25, 2022
Swerved Over the Lines

East Hampton Town police lodged a felony charge of driving while intoxicated early Saturday morning after seeing a 2001 black Dodge swerving over the double lines on Springs-Fireplace Road.

May 25, 2022
Main Beach Save Was a Teaching Moment

It didn’t take long for the East Hampton Village lifeguard squad to get called into action this season, and their save of two boys caught in a rip current provided a good chance to educate the young swimmers about the dangers of such currents and how to deal with them.

May 25, 2022