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Charged With Menacing

A Montauk man was charged with manacing after he allegedly grabbed “an orange-handled sword” and lunged at another person during a verbal altercation.

Nov 10, 2022
When Warriors Become Peacekeepers

It’s a career route that around 20 percent of veterans have taken when their military service is up: Join a municipal police force and transition from overseas warrior to domestic peacekeeper, and on the East Hampton Town police force there are several former active service members.

Nov 10, 2022
On the Police Logs 11.10.22

Four people entered London Jewelers on Nov. 2, two of whom said they wanted to buy a watch. They picked one out, then showed a manager a picture of a credit card on a phone and said they’d pay for the watch that way. When the manager asked for a physical copy of the credit card, the would-be buyers couldn’t produce it. The four left the store; the watch stayed behind. The manager wanted the incident documented.

Nov 10, 2022
Woman Injured in Springs Hit-and-Run

A woman was crossing Old Fireplace Road near Fireplace Road in Springs last Thursday when a vehicle struck her from behind and left the scene.

Nov 10, 2022
Effort to Educate Police About Autism

Police find themselves all too often in the role of social workers. The Flying Point Foundation for Autism is working to help them navigate this role when it comes to dealing with children and adults on the autism spectrum, because, as its founder said, a “minor emergency involving” someone on the spectrum “could go off the rails in a heartbeat.”

Nov 10, 2022
‘I Prayed and Mourned,’ Says Hit-and-Run Driver

“I am truly sorry for ruining your lives,” a tearful Daniel Campbell, the driver in an August 2021 hit-and-run that led to the death of Devesh Samtani, told a courtroom full of Mr. Samtani's friends and family at his sentencing hearing on Thursday. "The loss of your son’s life will be with me forever.”

Nov 4, 2022
Report Probes Possible Cause of Fatal Plane Crash

A photograph of a dirt-spattered bolt without a nut was highlighted in a National Transportation Safety Board preliminary report on Kent Feuerring’s fatal seaplane crash in the early afternoon of Oct. 6.

Nov 3, 2022
On the Police Logs 11.03.22

A Harbor View Drive resident told police on Sunday that a drunken man had been banging on his door at 3 that morning. At 3:08 a.m., a neighbor called as well, saying there was a drunk on his front lawn who kept approaching his front door. Officers escorted the man home.

Nov 3, 2022
Artist Is Injured in Hit-and-Run

On Oct. 25, April Gornik and her husband were walking along Route 114 on North Haven when she was struck from behind, on her shoulder, by the passenger-side mirror of a pickup truck, which then sped by. The accident has renewed calls to lower the speed limit on that stretch of the road.

Nov 3, 2022
Rollover in Sag Harbor

A driver whom Sag Harbor Village police did not identify admitted to doing doughnuts in the parking lot of 373 Main Street late Saturday night, just before her car rolled over.

Nov 2, 2022
Menacing and Mischief

After allegedly striking and breaking a bedroom door in a Cosdrew Lane basement a woman was charged with second-degree manacing.

Nov 2, 2022
Two Drivers Were Charged

Two young men were charged last weekend with driving while intoxicated on local roads.

Nov 2, 2022