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Police & Courts

Cold Weather Brings Woes

Big winds, accompanied by a brutal blast of cold weather, brought reports last weekend of numerous downed tree limbs across the area, blowing garbage from an overstuffed Dumpster, frozen pipes that burst in the cold, and one wind-damaged car.

Feb 9, 2023
A Tangled Tale of Two Brothers

Kenny’s Tipperary Inn in Montauk was the scene last month of the arrest, on numerous criminal charges, of two brothers in a case that has since raised questions about their past business practices.

Feb 9, 2023
Protesters’ Charges Dismissed

East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana has dismissed charges against five of the people who faced disorderly conduct violations stemming from the “tax the rich” protests in East Hampton Village and at the East Hampton Airport last summer.

Feb 9, 2023
Heavy Fire Damages East Hampton Cottage

East Hampton and Amagansett firefighters were dispatched at 11:42 p.m. Tuesday to 74 Oakview Highway in East Hampton, where they found a small cottage engulfed in flames.

Feb 9, 2023
On the Police Logs 02.02.23

A Long Island City woman told police on Jan. 12 that her East Hampton fiancé’s daughters had been “talking bad about her to the family.” She wanted her complaint on file, and police obliged.

Feb 2, 2023
Debit Card Theft Is Alleged

East Hampton Town police reported charging a 39-year-old Amagansett woman with criminal possession of stolen property, a class E felony, on Jan. 23.

Feb 2, 2023
Examples of the Best in Policing

There is only one East Hampton Town Police Officer of the Year for 2022 — Bradley Hughes — but “we easily could have had three or four officers of the year this past year,” Police Chief Michael Sarlo said this week.

Feb 2, 2023
One Stop, Two Charges

A 36-year-old Bay Shore man with a prior drunken-driving conviction was hit with two felony charges last Thursday, one for driving while intoxicated and the other for driving with a revoked license.

Feb 2, 2023
On the Police Logs 01.26.23

A neighbor’s floodlight was shining into a woman’s Franklin Avenue, Sag Harbor, bedroom on Friday night and she called police to complain about it.

Jan 26, 2023
Arrested in Amagansett

One man was was charged with two felonies on the morning of Jan. 12 after reportedly fleeing when police attempted to pull him over. Another man was charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated after being clocked at 56 miles per hour in a 30-m.p.h. zone.

Jan 25, 2023
Court Cases Are Resolved

Two cases, one involving drunken-driving charges against a Montauk fishing-boat captain and another involving an assault charge against an East Hampton man, were recently resolved in town justice court.

Jan 25, 2023
Two Charged in Assaults

A house on Queen’s Lane in East Hampton was the scene of two assaults on the night of Jan. 7, allegedly perpetrated by men with the same last name. East Hampton Town police did not spell out their relationship, if any.

Jan 25, 2023