Police and Fire

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.

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.

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