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Bomb-Threat Email Identified as Hoax by Sag Harbor, State Police

An email threatening the presence of a “two-bottle liquid explosive” at The American Hotel on Monday was identified as a hoax almost immediately.

Three Charged in Separate Incidents Involving Alleged Sex Abuse or Rape of Minors

South Fork law enforcement agencies over last week arrested three men whom they allege had criminal sexual contact with minors.

Labrozzi Earns Top Cop Nod

Michael Labrozzi was named the Sag Harbor Village’s top cop for 2018 during an awards ceremony at the Suffolk County Police Academy in Brentwood.

East Hampton Town Police Investigate Home Invasion in Springs

Two armed men tied up a Springs homeowner, held him at gunpoint and ransacked his home early Thursday morning, East Hampton Town police said in a news release Friday morning.

Sag Harbor Man Arrested on Felony Child Abuse Charges

East Hampton Town Police have arrested a Sag Harbor man who they say allegedly sexually abused a child in Springs in November of 2018.

Substance Abuse Forum Highlights Growing Problem Among Teens

Suffolk County had 403 opioid related deaths in 2018, making it the county with the highest incidence of deaths related to prescription and non-prescription overdoses in New York State.

Medication Disposal Program Collects More Than 2,100 Pounds of Substances

In partnership with the Group for the East End and seven local police departments, the East End Medication Disposal Program collected 2,102 pounds of substances in 2018.

Emporium Fire Remembered 25 Years Later

A total of 21 fire departments, from Montauk to Yaphank, made their way to Sag Harbor in the early morning hours of April 3, Easter Sunday, to fight one of the biggest fires in the village’s history.

2 of 3 Alleged Drug Conspirators Charged with Manslaughter in Death of Customer

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini turned the media spotlight on three alleged East End drug dealers on Monday to highlight his office’s decision to charge two of them with second-degree manslaughter for the overdose death of one of their customers.

Pierson Grad Honored as Riverhead Police Officer of the Year

For her quick thinking and bravery, Officer Kaley Castantine was honored on February 8 by the Riverhead Police Benevolent Association as its Officer of the Year.

Driver Cited After Cement Truck Rolls Over on Noyac Road

The driver has been ticketed for two traffic violations, unsafe and imprudent speed and failure to maintain lane, according to Southampton Town Police Lieutenant Susan Ralph.

Southampton Kiwanis Lauds Sag Harbor Sergeant

The Southampton Kiwanis Club awarded its Sag Harbor Village “Top Cop” honor to Sergeant Robert Drake at a dinner on January 25 at the Long Island Aquarium.

Police Seek Man for Questioning in Theft of $60K in Bridgehampton

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Southampton Town Police are investigating the theft of approximately $60,000 from a vehicle in Bridgehampton in October.

Officials Investigating Fire at East Hampton Indoor Tennis

Detectives are still investigating the origin of the fire — the second to occur on the property in 2018.

Two Face Felony Possession Charge after Sag Harbor Traffic Stop

Two people in a 2004 GMC Yukon pulled over by Sag Harbor Village Police on Sunday, December 30 at 5:22 p.m. on Suffolk Street Extension were sent to the county jail after their arraignments the next day, each facing multiple charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance, including a class A felony for possession of more than eight ounces of a controlled substance. If convicted of the Class A felony alone, the defendants could face up to a life term in prison and a fine of up to $100,000.

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