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On the Police Logs

A 31-foot boat was briefly adrift in the North Haven mooring field on the afternoon of June 23, knocking into anchored boats nearby. The occupants had slipped their mooring before starting the engines and then could not find the keys for about 20 minutes.

Jul 2, 2020
On the Police Logs

A complaint of loud music coming from a house on Two Mile Hollow Road June 15 in the evening brought police to the scene, where they indeed found loud music but nobody home.

Jun 25, 2020
Roadside Failures

After driving off the westbound shoulder of Ely Brook Road near Hand's Creek Road in Northwest on Friday night, Luis Amon-Segarra's black 2010 Honda Civic hit a tree.

Jun 25, 2020
Fender-Bender Witness Got a Photo

East Hampton Village police spoke to Gus Lange, 21, at his West End Road residence last Thursday afternoon and issued him a summons for leaving the scene of a minor car crash the day before in the Reutershan parking lot behind Main Street.

Jun 25, 2020
Three Accidents, Several Injuries

Leonardo Sorto-Hernande Milan of Bridgehampton, 27, was driving west on Swamp Road, East Hampton, on the evening of June 15 when, he told East Hampton Town police, a deer ran in front of his 2005 GMC van.

Jun 25, 2020
On the Police Logs

A woman called police to report that "men in red hats," carrying American flags and with rifles slung over their backs, were walking along Ferry Road. Sunday was Flag Day, and the men proved to be part of a military parade honoring the United States National Guard.

Jun 19, 2020
Car Break-in Spree in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Village police counted a grand total of 27 vehicles broken into on Sunday night. The calls to police started coming in at 8 p.m., and the phone kept ringing, they said, until 2 a.m.

Jun 18, 2020
'Visibly Drunk' Driver Faces Felony Charge

The East Hampton Town police substation in Montauk received a call on the morning of June 10 reporting an erratic driver eastbound on Montauk Highway near South Eagle Street. Police found a white 2014 Mercedes-Benz traveling almost entirely on the eastbound shoulder of the highway, and pulled it over on South Edgemere Street.

Jun 18, 2020
Rear Ended in East Hampton, Side Swiped in Montauk

Gennaro Giugliana, 68, of Riverhead called East Hampton Town police on the morning of June 8 to report he had rear-ended another car at the Montauk Highway-Wainscott Northwest Road traffic light. His 2018 Volkswagen sport-utility vehicle ran into a 2015 Toyota pickup truck belonging to Juan Bremon-Baez, 54, of East Hampton, he reported.

Both drivers sustained injuries. Mr. Bremon-Baez had minor bleeding; Mr. Guigliana reported back pain. They both declined medical attention.

Jun 18, 2020
Drivers Sans Licenses, Plates

On the night of June 6, on Route 114 in East Hampton, town police stopped a black 2020 Land Rover driven by Jefferson Salazar, 35, of Miami, and wound up charging him with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He appeared in East Hampton Town Justice Court yesterday and was released on his own recognizance.

Police leveled the same charge on Friday night against Roger Kassokro of the Bronx, 63, after stopping his 2016 white Ford van on Stephen Hand's Path. He was released in the field with a court date of July 1.

Jun 18, 2020
Police Chiefs Here Say Departments on Track to Meet New Standards

The governor signed into law a series of policing reforms this week as part of the Say Their Name agenda. South Fork police leaders said they were on track for compliance because many progressive policies and resources are already in place in their departments.

Jun 18, 2020
Governor to Sign Additional Policing Reforms

New measures will mandate tracking of race and ethnicity in all arrest data, and require "officers to report any weapons discharge within six hours" and to "provide mental and medical help for any person under arrest or any person in custody when they require it."

Jun 15, 2020