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Police & Courts

Long Recovery Ahead for Victim of Alleged Road Rage Attack

People who witnessed Charles Harrison Streep's Aug. 24 attack on David Sebastian Peralta-Mera in the parking lot behind the Chase Bank in East Hampton Village called it "brutal," but the recovery may be even more brutal for the young man who was rushed to Stony Brook University Hospital later that day, where surgeons performed an emergency craniotomy for bleeding in the brain.

Sep 17, 2020
Seeking a Fishing Rod Thief

East Hampton Town police detectives and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are searching for a man who stole four custom Capt. Neil Faulkner fishing rods from a boat docked at West Lake Marina on Aug. 26 at approximately 3:10 a.m.

Sep 16, 2020
String of Car Thefts in East Hampton Is Under Investigation

Update: A total of five luxury vehicles has now gone missing from driveways in East Hampton Town and Village since Friday night. As of Wednesday afternoon, one of them has been recovered.

Sep 13, 2020
Body Found on Shore of Montauk's Fort Pond Bay

Update: East Hampton Town police have confirmed that the body of "a middle-aged female" was found on the beach between Edward V. Ecker Sr. County Park and the Navy Road town beach in.

Sep 12, 2020
On the Police Logs

This week's stolen paddleboard belonged to Mike Lumi. The blue-and-white board, valued at $1,000, was last seen leaning on his front gate at 187 Essex Street. 

Sep 10, 2020
Deer Crossing Injuries

A driver and passenger were taken to the hospital after car struck utility pole while avoiding impact.

Sep 10, 2020
Coke Found in Sunday Night Stop, Cops Say 

A 48-year-old East Hampton man who police say fled following a Sunday night car accident is facing felony charges of drug possession and driving while intoxicated.

Sep 10, 2020
Noisy Parties, Angry Neighbors

There were as many as 90 unrelated people, not wearing face masks or maintaining required social distance, partying at 16 Industrial Road in Montauk on the night of Aug. 30, according to an East Hampton Town code enforcement officer who charged the tenant of the house with "willful violation of health laws and criminal nuisance in the second degree, creating conditions that endanger others."

Sep 10, 2020
Alleged Thief Sought in Sagaponack Grand Larceny

The Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town Police Department detectives are searching for a man who stole a Rolex watch and a wallet containing credit cards from a vehicle parked at Gibson Beach in Sagaponack on July 30.

Sep 10, 2020
Two Weekend Burglaries May Be Connected

East Hampton Town police are investigating whether there is a connection between break-ins at Amagansett Seafood and Bostwick's Chowder House in East Hampton between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Sep 9, 2020
Hundreds at Back the Blue Rally in Southampton

Hundreds of people gathered in Southampton Village on Saturday morning for a Back the Blue rally to support police officers, law enforcement, and the armed services. 

Sep 6, 2020
On the Police Logs

Around midnight , the captains of a 90-foot yacht and an 88-foot yacht, docked at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club, reported thousands of dollars in damage after an unknown boat created "a huge wake" that pushed the yachts up against the dock.

Sep 4, 2020