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Two Teens Reported Missing in Southampton Town

A 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old girl have been reported missing by their families in Southampton Town, and police there are seeking the public's help looking for them. Noell Reyes, 15, and Ana Munguia, 14, both of Flanders, are boyfriend and girlfriend, Southampton Town police said Thursday, and may be together.

Jul 24, 2020
East Hampton, Sag Harbor Courts Closed After Employee Tests Positive for Covid

East Hampton Town and Sag Harbor Village Justice Courts are closed temporarily after an employee tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week. Some 155 people who visited the courts between July 6 and July 20 have been notified.

Jul 23, 2020
On the Police Logs

Michael Clancy left his 1998 Mercedes-Benz in the Fresh Pond Park parking lot on July 15 and went to a nearby bench to have a half-hour’s conversation with his father. While he was gone, someone punctured the front seat with Mr. Clancy’s own pen, which was still stuck in the seat, and stole $40 from the center console.

Jul 23, 2020
Staring at the Porsche, Did Not See Volkswagen

Upon backing a Hampton Tank Gas Service truck into an Amagansett driveway on Friday afternoon, Robert Coleman hit a parked 2020 Volkswagen, damaging the backs of both vehicles. A police report noted that there were multiple parked cars in the driveway.

Jul 23, 2020
Three Charges for East Hampton Masseur

East Hampton Village police arrested an East Hampton masseur on Sunday, charging him with two misdemeanor counts of "forcible touching" and one of "unauthorized practice of profession," a felony. 

Jul 23, 2020
Dragger Sinks After Collision With Sportfishing Yacht

A 40-foot commercial fishing boat sank on Saturday morning after a yacht of about the same size crashed into it in dense fog not far from the mouth of Montauk Inlet, about a quarter-mile from land.

Jul 21, 2020
Dive Team Recovers Body of Missing Boater in Montauk

The body of a boater who went missing off a rowboat in Fort Pond in Montauk on Sunday evening was recovered by East Hampton Town Police Dive Team members on Monday shortly after 5 p.m.

Jul 21, 2020
Search for Missing Boater Continues in Montauk

East Hampton Town Police and Marine Patrol continued the search on Monday for a boater who went missing in Fort Pond in Montauk on Sunday evening around sunset.

Jul 20, 2020
Swimmer Missing in Montauk

Police and fire department divers were searching Fort Pond in Montauk on Sunday evening for a missing swimmer who had jumped into the water from a small boat, along with some companions, shortly before sunset.

Jul 20, 2020
Fiery Motorcycle Wreck on Napeague

In a fiery 2 a.m. crash more dramatic than harmful, Matthew Porcelli's motorcycle erupted in flames on Sunday as he was riding east on Montauk Highway near Surf Drive in Amagansett.

Jul 16, 2020
Social Media Posts Lead to Felony Rape Arrest

According to East Hampton Town police, a 21-year-old Montauk man met a girl under the age of 15 online and had sex with her on two occasions. The father of the underage girl became suspicious after seeing her social media posts and contacted police.

Jul 16, 2020
Early Morning Crash, D.W.I. Charged

Early on Saturday morning, Charles Teller of West Orange, N.J., 64, crossed the double yellow lines on Stephen Hand's Path in East Hampton and rear-ended a 2006 Honda driven by Richard Kalbacher, 28, of East Hampton, who was slowing down for the light on Route 114.

Jul 16, 2020