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Police & Courts

Take Your Ticket and . . .

Sag Harbor police clocked a New York City man doing 41 miles an hour in a 20 m.p.h. zone on Dec. 7, and presented him with a speeding ticket. He then jumped out of the car, police said, refused to get back in it, and deposited the ticket on the police car before driving away.

Dec 15, 2022
Lawyers Debate Sag Harbor Goop Fire

Whatever happened to that late-June incident at the Goop shop in Sag Harbor, where two waiters were badly burned after a store employee toasted marshmallows for an event, using isopropyl alcohol?

Dec 15, 2022
Driver Passed Out in the Car

After being awakened, the driver performed poorly on field sobriety tests, police reported, and was charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving while intoxicated.

Dec 15, 2022
Incumbent Wins Close Race for Commissioner in Montauk

A rare contested fire district election in Montauk saw record voter turnout on Tuesday. An incumbent commissioner was re-elected for a second five-year term by a margin of 25 votes.

Dec 15, 2022
Slept Outside, Put on a Bus

On the night of Dec. 5, a homeless 67-year-old man in a wheelchair donned a Santa hat and tried to get into the Point Bar and Grill in Montauk. According to East Hampton Town police, he was refused service after he “created a disturbance” and was “very intoxicated.”

Dec 15, 2022
Montauk Fire Commissioner Race Heats Up

The race for a seat on Montauk Fire District's board of commissioners is contested this year, with two experienced first responders facing off for a five-year term. Voting is Tuesday from 2 to 9 p.m. at the Fire Department headquarters on Flamingo Avenue. All registered voters in Montauk are eligible to cast ballots; the commissioner's election is not limited to fire department members.

Dec 12, 2022
Fire District Elections Tuesday

Annual fire district elections, in which voters select commissioners to oversee finances, personnel, and other administrative aspects of volunteer fire department services, will take place Tuesday in Bridgehampton, Montauk, Amagansett, and Springs.

Dec 7, 2022
On the Police Logs 12.08.22

A windsurfer was reported in distress off Long Beach on a windy and rainy Saturday afternoon, but while a multiagency response including Southampton, Sag Harbor, and East Hampton police was being organized, the windsurfer got to shore and said there had never been a problem.

Dec 7, 2022
Driver Allegedly Fled Crash

After crashing a Mini Cooper into a Kia minivan, the driver of the Mini Cooper ran away, according to East Hampton Town police.

Dec 7, 2022
Police Nab Burglary Suspects in $1 Million Heist

In what Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney described as "meticulously planned heists," a pair of thieves allegedly targeted a wealthy woman with residences in Sag Harbor and Manhattan and made off with cash, art, guns, jewelry, fine wines, and other items valued at more than $1 million.

Dec 6, 2022
On the Police Logs 12.01.22

A group of young women, possibly juveniles, stole eight bottles of Fireball Whiskey, worth $36.72, from the Gulf gas station on Hampton Street in Sag Harbor Saturday night.

Dec 1, 2022
Pharmacy Cleared in Opioid Suit

A New York State judge has dismissed a lawsuit against NYCO Chemists III, which does business in East Hampton as White’s Apothecary, in which the pharmacy had been accused of overfilling prescriptions for opioid painkillers.

Dec 1, 2022