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Two Weekend Burglaries May Be Connected

East Hampton Town police are investigating whether there is a connection between break-ins at Amagansett Seafood and Bostwick's Chowder House in East Hampton between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Sep 9, 2020
Hundreds at Back the Blue Rally in Southampton

Hundreds of people gathered in Southampton Village on Saturday morning for a Back the Blue rally to support police officers, law enforcement, and the armed services. 

Sep 6, 2020
On the Police Logs

Around midnight , the captains of a 90-foot yacht and an 88-foot yacht, docked at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club, reported thousands of dollars in damage after an unknown boat created "a huge wake" that pushed the yachts up against the dock.

Sep 4, 2020
Cops Say 'Road Rage' Victim Needed Emergency Surgery

A graduate of East Hampton High School, "sustained serious head trauma requiring emergency surgery" after a road rage confrontation on Aug. 24 in East Hampton Village, according to police.

Sep 4, 2020
Busy Night on the Roads

The night of Aug. 24 was a busy one for East Hampton Town police, who were called to no fewer than three accidents on local roads.

Sep 4, 2020
18-Year-Old Charged in Jeep Theft and Resisting Arrest

A Springs 18-year-old was charged Saturday afternoon with stealing a car, driving it into another vehicle, and fleeing the scene.

Sep 4, 2020
Arrest After Alleged Offer of Cash for Teen's Photos

East Hampton Town police charged a Springs man with child endangerment after he used an app to chat with a 14-year-old girl, allegedly offering to pay her $305 in exchange for nude photographs, and asking to meet her in person.

Sep 4, 2020
Four Burned in Explosion at Bridgehampton Party

At least four people were injured at an engagement party on Saturday night in Bridgehampton following an explosion involving a fire pit, according to the Southampton Town Police Department.

Aug 30, 2020
Update: Arrest in Alleged Road Rage Attack

Charles Harrison Streep, a 31-year-old nephew of Meryl Streep, was arrested early Thursday at his house on Pondview Lane in East Hampton Village in what police called “a road rage assault."

Aug 27, 2020
Jogger Hit by Van Is Former Bridgehampton School Athletic Director

On Wednesday around 7 a.m., Mary Anne Jules, 61, a former athletic director at the Bridgehampton School, was hit by a work van while jogging in her Water Mill neighborhood, according to Southampton Town police.

Aug 27, 2020
Three Hurt in Head-On Crash

On Monday at 8 p.m., on Route 27 outside the Montauk Community Church, William Bock of Montauk, in a 2014 Jeep Wrangler, veered across the road and collided head-on with an oncoming 2017 Ford Suburban, injuring the Ford's driver and her passenger as well as himself.

Aug 27, 2020
Police Say Man Had Assault Weapons and Loaded Handgun

An East Hampton man was arrested on multiple weapons charges on Friday morning following a raid at his residence at 21 Wireless Road. Police said the extensive search produced 17 firearms, all found inside the house: six assault weapons, five shotguns, five rifles, and a loaded 25-caliber handgun.

Aug 27, 2020