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Plate Readers Pay Off for Police

​​​​​​​After watching her for a few hours on the night of Sept. 7, police said that "suspicious activity" caused them to stop Davis Eames of Neck Path in Springs on Route 27 near Old Montauk Highway in Amagansett, and to search the black fanny pack she was wearing around her waist.

Sep 25, 2020
Three Charged With D.W.I.

Three motorists were accused of drunken driving here last week, while an Amagansett accident sent a 78-year-old man to the hospital.

Sep 25, 2020
Seek Two Men for Credit Card Thefts

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town police detectives are on the lookout for two men who used credit cards stolen from a car in Bridgehampton to make more than a dozen purchases on July 24 in Nassau County.

Sep 18, 2020
Collision on the Turnpike

A pickup truck and a Subaru collided last Thursday morning at the Wainscott Northwest Road turnoff from Route 114, the Sag Harbor Turnpike.

Sep 17, 2020
Drivers Without Documents

Five motorists were arrested over the weekend on charges of unlicensed operation, one of whom was found to have had his driving privileges suspended a total of 29 times over the last 13 years.

Sep 17, 2020
On the Police Logs

A query about a car parked facing the wrong direction at the intersection of James and Jefferys Lane was answered when the driver returned to the car and explained she'd been helping a baby turtle across the road.

Sep 17, 2020
Long Recovery Ahead for Victim of Alleged Road Rage Attack

People who witnessed Charles Harrison Streep's Aug. 24 attack on David Sebastian Peralta-Mera in the parking lot behind the Chase Bank in East Hampton Village called it "brutal," but the recovery may be even more brutal for the young man who was rushed to Stony Brook University Hospital later that day, where surgeons performed an emergency craniotomy for bleeding in the brain.

Sep 17, 2020
Seeking a Fishing Rod Thief

East Hampton Town police detectives and Suffolk County Crime Stoppers are searching for a man who stole four custom Capt. Neil Faulkner fishing rods from a boat docked at West Lake Marina on Aug. 26 at approximately 3:10 a.m.

Sep 16, 2020
String of Car Thefts in East Hampton Is Under Investigation

Update: A total of five luxury vehicles has now gone missing from driveways in East Hampton Town and Village since Friday night. As of Wednesday afternoon, one of them has been recovered.

Sep 13, 2020
Body Found on Shore of Montauk's Fort Pond Bay

Update: East Hampton Town police have confirmed that the body of "a middle-aged female" was found on the beach between Edward V. Ecker Sr. County Park and the Navy Road town beach in.

Sep 12, 2020
On the Police Logs

This week's stolen paddleboard belonged to Mike Lumi. The blue-and-white board, valued at $1,000, was last seen leaning on his front gate at 187 Essex Street. 

Sep 10, 2020
Deer Crossing Injuries

A driver and passenger were taken to the hospital after car struck utility pole while avoiding impact.

Sep 10, 2020