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Cellphone Trouble

Chase Wintjen of East Hampton, 27, was headed east on Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor near the Division Street intersection last Thursday night when police noticed him talking on his cellphone.

Jul 9, 2020
Covid-19 Violations at Montauk Nightspots

The owners of two Montauk nightspots and the manager of another were arrested over the July Fourth weekend on low-level charges having to do with alcohol storage and signs — allegations that may lead to more serious consequences.

Jul 5, 2020
Exiting From the Entrance

There was an accident in the parking lot of the Red Horse complex on Friday night as a driverwas trying to exit to the right, onto Montauk Highway, where the sign says entrance only.

Jul 2, 2020
Fire Marshal's Safety Tip: Store Propane Tanks Outside

This year, without community fireworks shows, backyard gatherings around the grill might be just about the only way many people celebrate the Fourth of July. This makes Tom Baker, the assistant chief East Hampton Town fire marshal, nervous, given that at least three fires recently have been attributed to ordinary propane tanks.

Jul 2, 2020
Two D.W.I. Charges in Springs

East Hampton Town police took note of a black 2011 Ford that matched the description of a car involved in an unrelated incident, as it was driving along Springs-Fireplace Road.

Jul 2, 2020
On the Police Logs

A 31-foot boat was briefly adrift in the North Haven mooring field on the afternoon of June 23, knocking into anchored boats nearby. The occupants had slipped their mooring before starting the engines and then could not find the keys for about 20 minutes.

Jul 2, 2020
On the Police Logs

A complaint of loud music coming from a house on Two Mile Hollow Road June 15 in the evening brought police to the scene, where they indeed found loud music but nobody home.

Jun 25, 2020
Roadside Failures

After driving off the westbound shoulder of Ely Brook Road near Hand's Creek Road in Northwest on Friday night, Luis Amon-Segarra's black 2010 Honda Civic hit a tree.

Jun 25, 2020
Fender-Bender Witness Got a Photo

East Hampton Village police spoke to Gus Lange, 21, at his West End Road residence last Thursday afternoon and issued him a summons for leaving the scene of a minor car crash the day before in the Reutershan parking lot behind Main Street.

Jun 25, 2020
Three Accidents, Several Injuries

Leonardo Sorto-Hernande Milan of Bridgehampton, 27, was driving west on Swamp Road, East Hampton, on the evening of June 15 when, he told East Hampton Town police, a deer ran in front of his 2005 GMC van.

Jun 25, 2020
On the Police Logs

A woman called police to report that "men in red hats," carrying American flags and with rifles slung over their backs, were walking along Ferry Road. Sunday was Flag Day, and the men proved to be part of a military parade honoring the United States National Guard.

Jun 19, 2020
Car Break-in Spree in Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Village police counted a grand total of 27 vehicles broken into on Sunday night. The calls to police started coming in at 8 p.m., and the phone kept ringing, they said, until 2 a.m.

Jun 18, 2020