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Police & Courts

Deer in the Headlights

Deer in the headlights caused a few collisions last week, but no drivers were hurt.

Dec 9, 2020
State Liquor Authority Busts Best Pizza

Best Pizza and Dive Bar on Napeague is among the latest round of 36 restaurants in New York State that have had their liquor licenses suspended for alleged violations of public health laws instituted under Covid-19.

Dec 8, 2020
Streep Attorney Files Motion to Dismiss in Peralta Case

Charles Streep’s attorney, Randy Mastro, the personal attorney to Rudy Giuliani, filed a motion to dismiss David Peralta’s lawsuit minutes before midnight on Wednesday.

Dec 4, 2020
On the Police Logs

Homeowners on the Circle reported on the morning of Nov. 25 that a "bunch of kids" had stolen a $40 white pumpkin from their porch.

Dec 2, 2020
D.W.I.: Who Would Drive?

At around 1 a.m. Saturday in Sag Harbor, James Maloney of East Hampton drew police attention while arguing with someone about who would drive his oddly parked 2020 BMW, which was impeding westbound traffic on Jermain Avenue.

Dec 3, 2020
Streep Hires Boldface Lawyer as Case Heads to Civil Court

Charles Streep, whose felony assault charges in last summer's alleged road rage case involving David Peralta of Springs were reduced recently to misdemeanors, is now facing similar charges — assault, battery, and intentional infliction of personal injury — in civil court.

Dec 3, 2020
Contested Fire Commissioner Races in Springs and Bridgehampton

Residents can cast their ballots on Tuesday in fire district elections across the region, granting five-year terms to commissioners who oversee finances and operations in local fire departments. The Springs and Bridgehampton districts have contested races this year; in Amagansett, there is a separate proposition on the ballot.

Dec 3, 2020
Contested Fire Commissioner Races in Springs and Bridgehampton

Residents can cast their ballots on Tuesday in fire district elections across the region, granting five-year terms to commissioners who oversee finances and operations in local fire departments. The Springs and Bridgehampton districts have contested races this year; in Amagansett, there is a separate proposition on the ballot.

Dec 3, 2020
Smell of Smoke Was an Actual Fire

What the occupants of a Pantigo Road, East Hampton, house initially thought was the smell of leftover smoke from the fireplace just after midnight on Monday turned out to be a basement ceiling fire.

Dec 2, 2020
On the Police Logs 11.26.20

Break-ins, altercations, and maskless customers in the police logs this week.

Nov 25, 2020
Deer Rutting Season Continues, and Collisions Do Too

No one was injured on the roads this week, but deer were very much crossing as rutting season continues.

Nov 25, 2020
He Was Brandishing a Pistol

With a pistol in his left hand, East Hampton Town police reported last Thursday, 20-year-old Cristian Chumbi of Kingston Avenue, East Hampton, "intentionally placed or attempted to place another person in reasonable fear" while at home around 6 p.m.

Nov 25, 2020