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Police & Courts

Man Charged in Sammy’s Beach Burglaries

Police said Justin Williams, 23, of Middle Island cased the houses while working in the area.     

Feb 25, 2020
Fluke Run From Montauk Turns Into Close Encounter With Hypothermia

Three commercial fishermen returned safely to East Hampton last week after a scary morning at sea about 25 miles south of Fire Island.     

Feb 20, 2020
'See-Through' House in Springs Goes Dark

The owner of a 10,000-square-foot house at 145 Neck Path in Springs has agreed to pay a $32,000 fine to the Town of East Hampton after using the house last summer for parties.

Feb 20, 2020
More Charges for Tree Thief

A Flanders man who confessed late last month to stealing trees from a Peconic Land Trust property in Northwest has been hit with more charges.

Feb 20, 2020
On the Police Logs 02.20.20

Someone has been using a backyard grill on Laforest Lane while the owner is away, according to a report filed on Monday. The owner said he found the grill in a different condition than when he left it.

Feb 20, 2020
Older Inmates No Longer Forgotten

"Senior Pods" at the Suffolk County jail keep men 55-plus safe from "reckless youth," sheriff says.

Feb 13, 2020
Stuffed Animals Go to Court

The trial of the owner of the Petit Bleu children’s store in East Hampton Village, who was cited by code enforcement for placing two stuffed golden retrievers at the entrance to her shop, was held Monday in East Hampton Town Justice Court.

Feb 13, 2020
Vered Arrested After Disturbance at Shinnecock Film Screening

A former East Hampton Village gallery owner caused a scene at a screening of "Conscience Point," a documentary about the Shinnecock Indian Nation's decades-long battle for land preservation, at a restaurant in Sag Harbor Village Wednesday evening.

Feb 13, 2020
Sex Abuse of Child Charged

A 34-year-old man accused of sexually abusing a child over an almost two-year period was arrested last week. The victim, whose name has been withheld, gave a statement to detectives on Feb. 3.     

Feb 13, 2020
Cops: Man Who Drove Drunk with Son in Car Has Two Priors

A Montauk man with a history of drunken driving was charged with two felonies last week after police found him driving drunk again, this time with his 12-year-old son in the car.     

Feb 13, 2020
Dunn Becomes Detective

The East Hampton Village Board approved the promotion of Jennifer Dunn, a police officer, to detective 3rd grade last Thursday.     

Feb 13, 2020
Spotted Riding Stolen Bike

A 40-year-old man who stole a teenager’s bicycle in Sag Harbor Village on Feb. 3 was arrested later that day after he was seen riding it in Noyac.     

Feb 13, 2020