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On the Police Logs

At 2 a.m. on Nov. 10, what sounded like an attempted break-in at a house on Walker Avenue, activating the burglar alarm, turned out to be a family of possums scurrying around the screened-in porch entrance.

Nov 18, 2020
Hidden by a Sweatshirt

At Montauk's Shagwong Tavern on Saturday night, a sweatshirt hanging in front of a sign pertaining to the alcohol beverage control law led to the arrest of Richard Cintron, the manager, for failing to place the sign in "conspicuous view."

Nov 18, 2020
Electrical Pops and Sparks in Sunday Night Windstorm

A Sunday evening windstorm prompted tornado warnings to interrupt television programming in the area -- and caused some damage in parts of Long Island, including Springs.

Nov 17, 2020
Suffolk Homicide Squad Investigating Riverhead Death

A 911 call reporting an abandoned car on Wednesday night led police to discover the body of Marco Grisales, 39, whose last known address was in Sag Harbor.

Nov 12, 2020
Deer in the Headlights

Late afternoon and evening continue to be dangerous times for both drivers and deer.

Nov 12, 2020
Swerving, Speeding, Stopped

Two months after he was arrested for driving without an ignition-lock device, which measures the level of alcohol in a driver's blood before the engine can start, Carlos Segovia-Chacon of 7th Street in Springs, 37, was again charged with driving while intoxicated, as he had been in July 2013.

Nov 12, 2020
Southampton Police Survey

Southampton Town has asked the public to weigh in with its perception of the town's Police Department in a survey titled "Your Opinion Matters." Offered in English and Spanish.

Nov 12, 2020
On the Police Logs

A Hillside Drive West woman, told that there had been a complaint about her laughing and shouting at 1 a.m. Saturday, said she "did not realize she was being so loud‚" and would move inside.

Nov 12, 2020
Sixteen Vehicles in Water Mill Crash on Monday

On Monday at approximately 1 p.m., a tractor-trailer left the road in Water Mill and hit 13 vehicles in the Corrigan’s Service Station parking lot on Montauk Highway. The multi-vehicle crash did not cause any serious injuries, according to a Southampton Town Police Department release.

Nov 10, 2020
Streep Felony Charges Dropped

On Thursday morning, the assistant district attorney agreed with legal counsel for Charles Streep to dismiss the felony charges, second-degree assault and strangulation, from charges related to Mr. Streep’s alleged Aug. 24 attack on David Peralta in East Hampton Village.

Nov 5, 2020
State-Mandated Police Review Begins

As part of a state-mandated review of police department practices, the East Hampton Town Board held a "listening session" last Thursday, seeking public input on ways to improve the relationship between residents and law enforcement.

Nov 4, 2020
On the Police Logs

Last Thursday, Carla Chavez, the manager of the 7-Eleven, turned over 50 fake ID cards that store clerks had confiscated over the past month from under-age customers trying to buy alcohol or tobacco products.

Nov 4, 2020