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On the Police Logs 04.16.20

Police received a complaint on April 8 that respirator masks were being sold out of their original packaging and there was possible price gouging going on at a business on the Circle.

Apr 16, 2020
New Budget Restores Bail for Many Crimes

The final 2020-21 New York State budget, passed Friday, includes major “common sense” adjustments to the controversial criminal justice reforms enacted last year. 

Apr 9, 2020
Two Crashes in 15 Minutes

Despite recommendations to stay home during the Covid-19 outbreak, several people were caught drinking and driving over the weekend, two on Sunday after accidents that occurred around the same time. 

Apr 9, 2020
Hailing Those on Front Line

Word spread like wildfire in a matter of hours: Go down to Stony Brook Southampton Hospital and make some noise for the health care workers combating Covid-19. 

Apr 9, 2020
Charged in Domestic Dispute

An East Hampton man was charged with a felony on March 31 following a domestic dispute. Noe W. Guaman-Nieves, 32, allegedly hit a woman in the face, despite an order of protection against him.

Apr 9, 2020
On the Police Logs 04.09.20

Over on Pleasant Lane on Saturday, a resident reported that neighbors had arrived from New York City and had not quarantined, though the governor had recommended that anyone from the city quarantine for 14 days.

Apr 9, 2020
‘Exhaustive Search,’ but Peter Beard Still Missing

Peter Beard, the 82-year-old artist and photographer, went missing from his home in Montauk last week, and the search has been scaled back with each passing day.

Apr 8, 2020
Dispatchers Are the First Line of Defense Against Covid-19

Answering calls and making sure that police and E.M.S. get as much information as possible to ensure safety.

Apr 7, 2020
Second East Hampton Town Police Officer Tests Positive for Covid-19

Chief Michael Sarlo said the officer, who he did not name, has been out since March 21 and self-quarantined after experiencing very mild symptoms.

Apr 6, 2020
Still No Sign of Peter Beard

"Certainly, as the hours turn to days the likelihood of a successful outcome diminishes, and we are keenly aware of that," East Hampton Town Police Capt. Chris Anderson said on Friday morning.

Apr 3, 2020
Felony Sex Abuse Charged

A resident at a Wainscott group home was arrested early Sunday morning for sexually abusing another resident.

Apr 2, 2020
On the Police Logs 04.02.20

A customer at Red Horse Market was upset over the price of a case of water and caused a scene at about 3 p.m. on March 25. An employee called the police, but the woman was gone when they arrived.     

Apr 2, 2020