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Police & Courts

Escaped 'Through the Trunk'

A 63-year-old Southampton woman and a 27-year-old Hampton Bays man were charged with driving while intoxicated by town and village police recently.

Oct 27, 2022
Kayaker Is Still Missing

Marine units and other law enforcement personnel from around the East End were still searching this week for a 31-year-old Queens man, Dario Cholula, who went missing on the evening of Oct. 19 while fishing off North Haven in a small kayak.

Oct 27, 2022
Pedestrian Struck Near Station

A 28-year-old Springs man was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving an injury, a felony, after an Oct. 16 incident near the corner of Railroad Avenue and Lumber Lane in East Hampton Village.

Oct 27, 2022
Vilar Hangs Up His Parks Police Cap

After more than 38 years of service, Manny Vilar of Springs retired on Sunday from the New York State Park police, and with mixed emotions.

Oct 27, 2022
Student Is Charged After a Threat

East Hampton Town police on Wednesday arrested a 13-year-old Springs School student who allegedly doctored a photo of another student, turned it into a threat of violence, and posted it on social media. Officers were able to "swiftly" deem it noncredible, according to a press release.

Oct 26, 2022
Hit-and-Run Driver Will Serve 90 Days

Appearing before Suffolk County Supreme Court Justice Richard Ambro in Riverside Tuesday morning, Daniel Campbell, the driver in a 2021 hit-and-run in Amagansett, accepted the judge's latest sentencing recommendation: 90 days in jail, 90 days of community service, and five years' probation.

Oct 25, 2022
Student Fired BB Gun on Middle School Sports Bus

A Springs School student is facing disciplinary consequences after firing a BB gun on an East Hampton Middle School bus returning from a football game at East Moriches on Thursday.

Oct 24, 2022
Bad Crash in Amagansett

A Friday night motorcycle crash on Bluff Road in Amagansett sent one person to the hospital and another to court.

Oct 23, 2022
On the Police Logs 10.20.22

On Sunday morning, officers punched a new hole in the belt of a man whose pants had fallen down on Newtown Lane. The man, 56, is well known in the village. The last hole in his belt was buckled, police said, but was not keeping his pants up. “Negative intent of exposure,” they concluded.

Oct 20, 2022
Police Search for Kayaker Missing Off North Haven

Marine units and other law enforcement assets from around the region were on scene Thursday afternoon searching for a 31-year-old Queens man, Dario Cholula, who went missing last night while reportedly fishing the waters off North Haven.

Oct 20, 2022
Carrying a Bow and Arrow

A dispute over access to hunting grounds made the police blotter on Oct. 9 when James Hren of Further Lane, 79, reported that someone had cut down a tree on his property, which runs to Skimhampton Road. He suspected it was done by hunters, he told an officer.

Oct 19, 2022
Astute Pilot Opts Not to Fly

She was about to take off when she “felt her brakes stalling and ‘grabbing’ the runway.” After determining that the emergency brake was not engaged, and therefore not the culprit, she deemed it wise to stay on the ground.

Oct 19, 2022