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Police & Courts

Pandemic Policing: It's Challenging

Policing during Covid comes with a world of unprecedented stress, challenges that are exponentially greater, and the added worry of bringing the virus home to family members. "If you saw it in a movie or book you wouldn't believe it," one South Fork chief said.

Feb 11, 2021
On the Police Logs 2.11.21

Sag Harbor Village police believe it was the same miscreant who went on a spree on the morning of Feb. 3, rummaging through, but not taking anything from, a vehicle on Beach Avenue, then hitting three more cars on Walker Avenue.

Feb 10, 2021
A Charge of Unlicensed Driving

The wintry weather saw quieter roads last week and just one arrest, in East Hampton Village.

Feb 10, 2021
Rain, Slush, Snow Made for Treacherous Roads

Several cars skidded across the double lines and into snowbanks. Three such accidents happened on Feb. 1.

Feb 10, 2021
Dog Rescued From Ice at East Hampton's Hook Pond

The East Hampton Fire Department put recent ice rescue training into action on Monday when a dog fell through the ice at Hook Pond.

Feb 8, 2021
Sex Abuse Charged

New York State troopers charged an East Hampton man on Jan. 5 with sex abuse involving an 11-year-old child, a first-degree Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison.

Feb 3, 2021
Also on the Logs 2.04.21

The witness who called police on Dec. 17 thought that the driver of a red pickup truck would do the same. Instead, after hitting a utility pole on Route 114, the driver fled, leaving wires strewn across the road. Police looked but did not find the truck. PSEG repaired the broken pole. 

Feb 3, 2021
Stopped Too Soon, and Then . . .

A Medford woman who drew the attention of Sag Harbor police at 2 a.m. on Jan. 25 by stopping for a Main Street stop sign 20 feet away from the sign and then driving through it, was charged later that morning with driving while intoxicated.

Feb 3, 2021
Held in Contempt

Darius Dorph-Lowrie, 21, was charged with criminal contempt Saturday morning after Sag Harbor police said the village resident had ignored an active order of protection against him.

Feb 3, 2021
Honda Came From Behind

Icy roads made for treacherous conditions on Northwest Landing Road, East Hampton, on Jan. 26 at 10:15 a.m., and again on Monday morning at the intersection of Springs-Fireplace Road and Abraham's Path in East Hampton. Neither driver was injured.

Feb 3, 2021
East Hampton Police Department Honors Its Own

The East Hampton Town Police Department honored 17 of its own last week for "outstanding and dedicated acts of professional policing" in the year 2020.

Jan 28, 2021
On the Police Logs 1.28.21

After two seal-related calls last week, two more calls on Friday afternoon brought officers to Georgica Beach in search of a stranded seal pup that people were reported to be "harassing."

Jan 28, 2021