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Police & Courts

Woke Up to D.W.I. Charge

A disturbance at a local restaurant, which began on Friday night at 10:30, ended at midnight, after police roused a man asleep in a stolen car in his Springs driveway.

Feb 17, 2022
On the Police Logs 02.17.22

A woman called on Feb. 8 to report a “suspicious” black Cadillac Escalade parked at the dog park, but police found nothing suspicious about it. Nonetheless, the driver agreed to move it.

Feb 17, 2022
Small-Town U.S.A.'s Lost And Found

“Cellphone, cellphone, wallet, cellphone, car keys, wallet, wallet. . . . Underwater scooter.” So began a visit last week to the Sag Harbor Village Police Department’s property room, where everything that people turn in as “found property,” or that officers happen to find while on patrol, awaits reunion with its owner.

Feb 17, 2022
Unpaid Fines, Impounded Car

Sag Harbor Village police were enforcing the 20-mile-per-hour speed zone in front of the elementary school last Thursday morning when, they reported, a green 2004 Nissan Sentra whizzed by at 34 m.p.h.

Feb 17, 2022
Bail Set at $500K Following Manslaughter Charge

Marc T. Dern, the Springs man charged with manslaughter following a fight that led to the death of his friend Kevin Somers of Amagansett, has been ordered held on $500,000 cash bail or $1 million secured bond.

Feb 11, 2022
A Collision in the Village

A crash on Saturday led to a drunken driving charge for a Hampton Bays man.

Feb 10, 2022
On the Police Logs 2.10.22

A 72-year-old Massachusetts man was pulling in to Citarella at midday on Friday when, he told police, he was “angrily” cut off by the driver of a black sedan. He went shopping, but found a large scratch on the front passenger-side door of his car upon returning.

Feb 10, 2022
Officers and Dispatchers Honored

Fifteen officers and three public safety dispatchers have been recognized for outstanding and dedicated acts of professional policing during 2021, the East Hampton Town Police Department announced recently.

Feb 10, 2022
Slip-Sliding Away on the Ice

There were two minor accidents on local roads in recent days.

Feb 10, 2022
Former PTA Official Charged

A Sag Harbor woman was arrested earlier this month on a felony charge of grand larceny.

Feb 9, 2022
Kevin Somers Remembered as a Friend to Many

Kevin Somers was a natural athlete with a memorable laugh — the kind of person who greeted everyone with a smile and who made people around him feel comfortable, friends recalled this week as detectives from Suffolk County’s homicide squad investigated his death.

Feb 9, 2022
Homicide Detectives Investigating Death in Springs

East Hampton Town police and detectives from the Suffolk County police homicide squad are investigating the death of an Amagansett man at a house in Springs after an altercation there on Saturday night.

Feb 6, 2022