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Awards for First Responders in Montauk Save

First responders were recognized Tuesday evening for saving the life of a man who had fallen from his bicycle in Montauk in September and was in cardiac arrest.

Jan 30, 2020
Sunday Night Noyac Arrest

A North Sea man was stopped in Noyac on Sunday night for a traffic infraction and later charged with misdemeanor drunken driving.

Jan 30, 2020
Also on the Logs 01.30.20

A 125-pound steel anvil was stolen from a backyard on Hand’s Creek Road sometime between Nov. 29 and Jan. 15. Wayne B. Hermann said the anvil had been on his property for over 30 years.

Jan 30, 2020
Man Airlifted After Fiery Crash in Springs

A man was seriously injured when his pickup truck slammed into a tree and burst into flames on Friday just before midnight. 

Jan 25, 2020
Construction Worker Dies After Scaffolding Fall in Montauk

A construction worker fell from scaffolding at least two stories high on Friday afternoon in Montauk and died, East Hampton Town police said.

Jan 24, 2020
Fire Broke Out at PSEG Long Island Substation

A fire erupted at a PSEG Long Island substation in Bridgehampton on Friday morning, but a spokeswoman said no customers were affected by the blaze. 

Jan 24, 2020
Officers of the Year Saved Lives

The first officer to respond when a man fell through the ice while trying to save his dogs last February has been named the East Hampton Town Police Department’s Officer of the Year.     

Jan 23, 2020
Tommy Gilbert’s Agonizing Descent

In the second installment of a three-part series, Shelley Gilbert, speaks out about her son's increasingly difficult behavior.

Jan 23, 2020
On the Police Logs 01.23.20

About $5,000 worth of tools were stolen Friday night or early Saturday from a work van parked in a driveway on Brick Kiln Road in Noyac.

Jan 23, 2020
Broke Through Two Doors

At about 6:55 a.m. on New Year’s Day, in their first arrest of 2020, East Hampton Town police charged a 24-year-old man with assault and menacing, saying he had punched another man in the face multiple times and pointed a kitchen knife at him during a fight at their Indian Hill Road, East Hampton, residence.     

Jan 23, 2020
Baleful Eye on Bail Reform

A new group called the Common-Sense Coalition, made up of officials representing Long Island government and law enforcement, has been formed to recommend changes to New York State’s controversial bail reform law. Suffolk County Sheriff Errol D. Toulon Jr. is among the members.     

Jan 23, 2020
Lost and Found in County Park

With the help of a drone, racing against nightfall, Southampton Town police quickly located two lost hikers in Sears-Bellows County Park near Hampton Bays on Monday.  

Jan 22, 2020