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Police & Courts

The Police Were Watching

Driving without the required interlock device, which keeps a car's engine from turning over if it senses alcohol in the driver's system, was the charge on Sept. 27 against a Montauk woman.

Oct 8, 2020
On the Police Logs

Half a dozen youths on dirt bikes entered the fenced-off property of Bistrian Gravel on the evening of Sept. 23 and drove over newly planted hydro-seed grass, causing ruts costing $3,000 to $4,000 to repair.

Oct 8, 2020
Stephen Hand's Path a Bad Road for Bicyclists

Stephen Hand's Path saw its second accident in two weeks between a car mirror and a bicyclist on the morning of Sept. 23.

Oct 8, 2020
Charged With D.W.I., 'Escorted' Into a Police Car

Two traffic stops over the weekend ended badly for the drivers, both of whom were charged with driving while intoxicated.

Oct 8, 2020
Supporters Rally for Victim of Alleged Road Rage Attack

A rally to support David Peralta, the 18-year-old from Springs who underwent emergency surgery after an alleged road rage attack in August in the parking lot of the Chase Bank in East Hampton, will be held at East Hampton Town Justice Court on Thursday at 9 a.m., and a GoFundMe campaign has been started to assist his family with medical expenses.

Oct 6, 2020
Springs First Responders to Get Habitat House

The homeowners selected from among more than 30 applicants across the county will be Anthony LaFountain and Cheyenne Banville, volunteer first responders with the Springs Fire Department. Mr. LaFountain and Ms. Banville live in Springs and work in East Hampton.

Oct 1, 2020
Cyclist in Shock After Collision

A single accident on the roads was reported last week, involving a car and a bicycle.

Oct 1, 2020
Local Men Charged With D.W.I.

Two young East Hampton men were charged in recent weeks with driving while intoxicated.

Oct 1, 2020
Wanted in the Northwest

Wilkin Delossantos of the Bronx, 29, was charged in the Village of East Hampton this week with leaving the scene of an accident, as well as unlicensed operation of a vehicle.

Oct 1, 2020
On the Police Logs

Police arrived at CVS in East Hampton Village on Saturday evening in response to a complaint of over 100 people inside the store and 50 on the pharmacy line who were not socially distancing. Police did not observe any violations of state orders.

Oct 1, 2020
Moving Toward Trust, Reform, Equity in Policing

Law enforcement officials in Sag Harbor, East Hampton, and Suffolk County are preparing to seek public participation on committees that will discuss police reform, mutual trust between police and the public, and racial equity, following an executive order by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo in June.

Sep 24, 2020
On the Police Logs

A cold case of a June bike theft on Napeague Harbor Road was closed on Sept. 9. The report was redacted, but it seems the story of Kathy Weiss's $375 mountain bike, left by the side of the road with a broken chain, has come to an end.

Sep 24, 2020