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Cops: Man Was Boating While Intoxicated When He Crashed Boat In North Haven

An intoxicated captain crashed his 39-foot boat into a dock in North Haven late Saturday evening, injuring himself and two passengers on board, according to Southampton Town Police.

Issue of Chalking Tires Returns to the Courts

In June, Jay Goldberg — a well-known Manhattan attorney and Bridgehampton resident — was given an $80 parking ticket from an East Hampton Village TCO for overstaying a parking spot in front of the East Hampton movie theater.

Mother Admitted Killing Twin Toddlers To Police, Will Turn To Insanity Defense

Tenia Campbell, the Medford woman who is accused of having suffocated her 2-year-old daughters last month, will focus on mental health in her defense. 

Mother Begs Police to Shoot Her after She Had Killed Her 2-Year-Old Twins

A 24-year-old mother who investigators say had killed her two toddlers earlier in the day begged East Hampton Town Police officers to shoot her as they approached her car in Montauk last Thursday afternoon, June 27.

Attorney Says Man Accused in Montauk Murder Has an Alibi

A week following Joseph Grippo’s arrest, his attorney, Daniel Russo, said in Suffolk County Criminal Court that his client had an alibi—he had been at work—the morning that Robert Casado, 38, was found barely breathing in Kirk Park in Montauk.

Mother of Twins Killed Thursday Arraigned in East Hampton; Held Without Bail

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart said on Friday during a press conference at Suffolk County Police Headquarters in Yaphank  that Ms. Campbell got out of her car at the entrance to Third House at Montauk County Park on Thursday and  screamed at responding officers, telling them to shoot her.

Man Was Lured to His Death in Montauk Murder Case

Joseph Grippo used a pickax to kill Robert Casado after luring him into Kirk Park, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini said.

Former NASCAR CEO Pleads Guilty to DWI

Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy D. Sini announced Friday afternoon that the former CEO of NASCAR pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in August 2018 in Sag Harbor. 

Robert Drake Named Lieutenant in Sag Harbor Police Department

Friends and family packed Village Hall Tuesday when the Sag Harbor Village Board promoted Village Police veteran Robert F. Drake from sergeant to lieutenant.

Man Arrested in Alleged Arson at East Hampton Indoor Tennis

A 56-year-old East Hampton man has been arrested for alleged arson in connection with a fire on December 22 at East Hampton Indoor Tennis...

East Hampton Man Who Dragged Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Multiple Charges

Andrew D. Hellman, 37, of East Hampton has pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from an incident over Labor Day weekend in 2018.

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.

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