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On the Police Logs 01.05.23

A 40-year-old man living on Toilsome Lane called police last Thursday afternoon to report “suspicious activity.” He had discovered a plastic bag wrapped tightly around the branch of a tree on his property and wanted his finding documented.

Jan 5, 2023
Unwanted, Refused to Leave

According to East Hampton Town police, a 26-year-old man entered a house at 13 West Drive in East Hampton without permission and refused to leave when asked. After arresting him, police discovered a small ziplock-style plastic bag in his pocket containing a powdery white substance, later determined to be cocaine.

Dec 29, 2022
Christmas Morning Collision

On Christmas morning, there was a head-on collision on Three Mile Harbor-Hog Creek Road near Ingalls Road in Springs, in which a 27-year-old Springs man was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Dec 29, 2022
Saved the Dog and the Day

A dog on North Haven was at the heart of the hubbub on Christmas Eve. It had gone into the bay on that frigid morning, the Sag Harbor Village Police chief said, only to find itself in need of an “ice rescue.”

Dec 29, 2022
On the Police Logs 12.29.22

A woman who gave police her address as Brooklyn reported that thieves had stolen items from a Middle Lane mailbox four times between Nov. 2 and Dec. 17. The missing parcels, she said, include a Christmas ornament, artwork, a Luna brand blanket, and clothing. The thief will be charged with larceny if found; the matter was referred to the detective squad.

Dec 29, 2022
Blaming It on the Weather

The wild weather that arrived in town late Friday afternoon prompted multiple road hazard calls to police. The blast of artic air, which brought blustery winds that downed numerous trees, was also blamed for one weather-driven accident.

Dec 29, 2022
Had His Uncle’s Permission?

A family dispute in August over a check-writing incident led to the arrest last Thursday of a Sag Harbor man on charges of grand larceny.

Dec 22, 2022
Third Man Sentenced in Balenciaga Theft

Three of the defendants in a midday theft of $94,000 in handbags from the Balenciaga store in March on East Hampton’s Newtown Lane have now been sentenced.

Dec 22, 2022
Found Guilty for Killing ‘Romantic Rival’

Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney announced Friday that a jury has found Alcides Lopez-Cambara guilty in the 2020 murder-robbery of Marco Grisales, whose last known address was in Sag Harbor.

Dec 22, 2022
Car Theft Links East Hampton to Big Gang Bust

A set of gang-related indictments last week was notable for zigzagging across Long Island, from a murder at a Farmingville nightclub to a shooting outside Lee Zeldin’s Shirley house, to an armed carjacking in Wantagh, to East Hampton. Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney announced on Dec. 12 that the gang, called No Fake Love, or NFL, has been broken up.

Dec 22, 2022
D.W.I. Charged in East Hampton

East Hampton Town police reported a single alcohol-related arrest last week.

Dec 22, 2022
On the Police Logs 12.22.22

Residents of 10 Amy’s Lane told police Sunday that someone may be stealing their mail, after a book that was to have been delivered on Nov. 30 never arrived. They’d gone out to check the mail Saturday, they said, but found the mailbox door open and mail scattered all over the street. They alerted the mail carrier and the postmaster, and requested additional patrols in the area.

Dec 22, 2022