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Police & Courts

Thief Targeted Sag Payroll

The Sag Harbor Village treasurer told village police last Thursday that money had been stolen from a village payroll account to the tune of $10,200 via fraudulent checks.

Mar 30, 2023
Would-Be Robber Sentenced

Shane Filasky of East Hampton has been sentenced to one to three years in prison after pleading guilty to a felony count of third-degree attempted robbery of an East Hampton store on Jan. 26, 2022.

Mar 30, 2023
On the Police Logs 03.23.23

It took four parking tickets and a week of close monitoring by traffic control officers, but a car with Tennessee license plates, which had been left on Main Street in Sag Harbor between 4 and 6 a.m. for several days in violation of the village code, was moved over the weekend after police finally made contact with its owner.

Mar 23, 2023
Weapons Charges Follow Traffic Stop

A Bronx man was charged Sunday morning in East Hampton Village with four misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a weapon during a traffic stop on Pantigo Road at Methodist Lane.

Mar 23, 2023
A New Fire Safety Initiative

A retired East Hampton builder is raising money to bring a mobile trailer resembling a small house — complete with kitchen, living room, and bedroom — to the community here to teach kids what to do if a fire breaks out at home.

Mar 16, 2023
Felony Contempt Is Charged

A 39-year-old Florida man has been charged in East Hampton Town with felony criminal contempt after a domestic incident in which police said he showed up drunk at a Montauk residence and harassed a person whom he had been ordered to stay away from.

Mar 16, 2023
Body Cameras Coming For East Hampton Town and Sag Harbor Cops

Reflecting a trend among police agencies across the country, officers of the East Hampton Town and Sag Harbor Village Police Departments will soon be outfitted with body cameras thanks to grants received from New York State's Department of Criminal Justice Services.

Mar 16, 2023
On the Police Logs 03.16.23

A confused driver reported a traffic hazard at around 7:30 a.m. on March 7. The light at the three-way intersection of Baiting Hollow Road, Toilsome Lane, and Woods Lane appeared to have been turned so that it faced the wrong direction. Police blamed the wind and called for maintenance on the light.

Mar 16, 2023
New Ambulance Department May Spark Rebellion

Legislation introduced at last week’s East Hampton Village Board to create a standalone Ambulance Department “to provide a municipal paid and volunteer general ambulance service in the village and contracted-for areas of the Town of East Hampton” so alarmed a faction of the ambulance corps that it scheduled an emergency meeting. The law will be the subject of a public hearing on March 17.

Mar 9, 2023
Top Cop Is Now a Sergeant

Last month he was named the East Hampton Town Police Department’s Officer of the Year, and now Bradley Hughes has been promoted to police sergeant.

Mar 9, 2023
On the Police Logs 03.09.23

A caller reported several dozen construction nails lying in the road at the North Main Street-Main Street cutoff on the morning of Feb. 27. Police and the Highway Department made quick work of the cleanup, with no damage to vehicles reported.

Mar 9, 2023
Three Drivers Face Charges

Police arrested three men on drunken-driving charges on East Hampton Town roads this week. One of the incidents involved a car accident.

Mar 2, 2023