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Police & Courts

Jail for Former Party Chair

Amos Goodman, a former chairman of the East Hampton Town Republican Committee, was sentenced on Nov. 22 to 45 days in jail, stemming from campaign issues in 2018 in which he was accused of forging signatures on nominating petitions.

Dec 2, 2021
Sex Abuse of Teen Alleged

A 31-year-old Hampton Bays man is facing charges after alleged sexual abuse of a 14-year-old girl at the mobile home park on Oakview Highway in East Hampton.

Edinson Jasmany Loja-Calle is charged with two counts of third-degree sex abuse and two counts of acting in a manner injurious to a child under 17, all misdemeanors. East Hampton Town police say that on Sept. 4 and Sept. 17, Mr. Loja-Calle touched the girl’s breasts under her clothes. New York State law says that children under age 17 are not capable of consent.

Dec 2, 2021
Village Police to Replace Mobile Command Unit

East Hampton Village will soon replace its old mobile police command unit — a retrofitted delivery truck — with a brand-new, more sophisticated one that will cost $695,000.

Dec 2, 2021
Beware, That Phone Call Could Be a Scam

Reports of all sorts of scams, which are popping up in local police records with what appears to be more and more frequency, should serve as cautionary tales to all. Is the supposed representative of the utility company asking for payment in gift cards? Did the caller request bank account information? “People have to be vigilant," police say.

Dec 2, 2021
Two Charged With D.W.I.

Two drivers were charged with driving while intoxicated on village and town roads last week.

Dec 2, 2021
On the Police Logs 12.02.21

On Nov. 22, the 61st day of autumn, a Georgica Road resident called police, as well as the Public Works Department, to report leaves in the roadway.

Dec 2, 2021
No Fire Hydrants Nearby in Montauk Blaze

Called to a house on Willow Drive on Nov. 17, at around 9 a.m., the Montauk Fire Department quickly learned that there were no fire hydrants immediately nearby from which to get the water it needed.

Nov 24, 2021
Young Pedestrian Is Struck in Springs

A 10-year-old was taken by ambulance to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital on Friday after he was struck by a car while crossing the street a short distance from the Springs School.

Nov 24, 2021
Felony D.W.I. Is Charged

Luis M. Sagbay-Coyago was driving without headlights on, East Hampton Town police said this week, when he was pulled over on Old Fireplace Road in Springs shortly after 7 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Nov 24, 2021
On the Police Logs 11.25.21

​​​​​​​A Marine Boulevard resident reported on Nov. 17 that someone had cut down a pine tree at the end of her driveway, leaving just a stump. She told police she suspects that someone wanted it for a Christmas tree "because it was healthy and shaped in such a way."

Nov 24, 2021
Alcohol Said to Be Involved

Three drivers who crashed their vehicles on town and village roads recently found themselves facing alcohol-related charges.

Nov 18, 2021
Plea Deal in Fatal January Hit-and-Run

The driver in a fatal crash in Amagansett that took the life of a mother walking her children in January took a plea deal last week, accepting a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.

Nov 18, 2021