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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
Hey, That’s Not Your Car!

On the evening of Oct. 11, for at least the third time this year, someone drove home in the wrong car, thinking it was theirs and prompting a report of a stolen vehicle.

Oct 19, 2022
Two Accidents With Injuries

East Hampton Town police reported two traffic accidents involving injuries last week, both in Springs.

Oct 19, 2022
Family Demands Criminal Investigation Into Noyac Fire

An attorney for the family of the two young women who died this summer in a fire at a rented house in Noyac has written to Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond Tierney asking why his office has not pursued criminal charges in the Aug. 3 tragedy.

Oct 15, 2022
Community Remembers Pilot Killed in Harbor Plane Crash

Mourners filled the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor on Thursday afternoon to remember Kent I. Feuerring of Sagaponack, the pilot who died last Thursday when the small seaplane he was flying crashed at the edge of Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton.

Oct 14, 2022
One Nabbed in the Village, Two in the Town

There were three arrests for driving while intoxicated in East Hampton Town this week and one in the village.

Oct 12, 2022
On the Police Logs 10.13.22

The manager of Brent’s called police Monday afternoon to say that three or four customers in hunting clothes had been “acting strange” and lingering outside the store. Cleaning staff later discovered a garbage bag filled with deer remains in the Dumpster.

Oct 12, 2022
Village Employee Alleged to Be Paint Perpetrator

A part-time employee in the East Hampton Village Department of Public Works was arrested on Friday for allegedly vandalizing village and private property, including the side of a village police car, in August. 

Oct 11, 2022
Services for Kent Feuerring, Pilot Killed in East Hampton Crash

A funeral for Kent I. Feuerring of Sagaponack, a pilot who died when his small plane crashed at the edge of Three Mile Harbor last Thursday, will be held on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Old Whalers Church in Sag Harbor. Visiting hours will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Brockett Funeral Home in Southampton.

Oct 10, 2022
Montauk Bust Nets ‘Enough Fentanyl to Kill 1,000’

Four people were arrested in Montauk on Oct. 5 following an early morning raid in which a multi-agency team of investigators found $35,000 in cash, “drug distribution paraphernalia,” a 9-millimeter handgun, cocaine, and enough fentanyl to “kill over 1,000 people,” Suffolk County District Attorney Raymond A. Tierney’s office announced last week. 

Oct 7, 2022