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Police & Courts

Outpouring of Support for E.M.T. Paralyzed After Surgery

Randy Hoffman has a challenging time ahead, but he is buoyed by the good will of so many neighbors and colleagues. “People are really good,” he said, and “as soon as I can get back to working on the ambulance, I want to do that.” 

Mar 5, 2020
Police Issue Citations to the Springs Tavern

East Hampton Town police charged the manager of the Springs Tavern on Saturday with two misdemeanors, saying he had someone working as security, checking identifications, despite not having the proper license, and that alcoholic beverages were not properly stored.   

Mar 5, 2020
On the Police Logs 03.05.20

A transmitter was stolen on the morning of Feb. 24 while a worker was marking underground utilities on Baiting Hollow Road.

Mar 5, 2020
Waited Until the Police Came

Another motorist reported an erratic driver heading west on Montauk Highway back on Feb. 11, leading to a drunken-driving arrest of a man previously convicted for the same offense.   

Mar 5, 2020
Driver, 73, Dead After Amagansett Crash

East Hampton Town police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left a woman dead on Wednesday morning. 

Mar 4, 2020
Judge Issues Split Decision on East Hampton Toy Shop Display

East Hampton Town Justice Lisa R. Rana issued a split decision on Monday in the case of Colleen Moeller, the owner of the Petit Bleu children’s store in East Hampton Village who had been cited with two code violations for placing stuffed animals and a chalkboard at the entrance to her Park Place shop. 

Mar 2, 2020
Former CVS Manager’s Attempted Murder Trial Is Imminent

Patchita Tennant refuses a plea deal, insisting she shot her boyfriend in self-defense.

Feb 27, 2020
Arrests Take Nosedive

Arrests were down in 2019, according to the East Hampton Town Police Department’s annual report, released on Monday. Over all, arrests were down sharply, to 607, from 809 in 2018, though calls for service were up slightly — 18,680 versus 18,079 the year before.     

Feb 27, 2020
New Judge in Rooney Case

When Lisa Rooney appears in court next week she will do so in a different courtroom, before a different judge.     

Feb 27, 2020
On the Police Logs 02.27.20

After buying a new hot tub to replace an old one at her Guernsey Lane property, Barbara Zack noticed that someone had been using the new one over the last few months without her permission.

Feb 27, 2020
Grippo Murder Case Progresses

The case against Joseph A. Grippo, accused of stabbing and beating Robert Casado with a pickax in Montauk’s Kirk Park last June, is likely headed for trial.     

Feb 27, 2020
Those Were the Breaks

A 21-year-old man who East Hampton Town police said was driving drunk crashed a Cadillac into a utility pole early Saturday morning, breaking it in half.     

Feb 27, 2020