Police and Fire

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.

Sag Harbor Man Suffers Apparent Medical Emergency, Drives Into Mecox Bay

A Sag Harbor man suffered an apparent medical emergency while driving on Flying Point Road and was pronounced dead after he drove into shallow waters of Mecox Bay in Water Mill on Thursday.

East Hampton Police Apprehend Man Following Foot Chase

A 66-year-old East Hampton man led police on a brief foot chase Thursday afternoon after he allegedly shot a gun inside his house following a domestic dispute.

State Troopers Investigate Last Week’s ‘Swatting’ Call to Sag Harbor Police

The New York State Police are handling an investigation of the phone call to Sag Harbor Village Police early last Wednesday morning, November 28, that prompted a massive police response to 45 Main Street, the Bond No. 9 perfumery next to the American Hotel.

Two Face Felony Charges in Election Petition Fraud Investigation

Two members of East Hampton Town political committees are facing felony forgery charges following an investigation by the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office, which examined signatures on nominating petitions for candidates running for local offices during the 2018 elections.

Even with Deaths Falling, Opioid Epidemic Rages On

Across Suffolk County in 2017, there were 396 opioid-related deaths — more than one a day for the year. Up to October 1 of this year, there have been 171 opioid deaths county-wide.

Legislator Fleming Announces NARCAN Workshop

Suffolk County Legislator Bridget Fleming and Suffolk County Sheriff William Weick will partner with Pierson High School and Kym Laube of HUGS, Inc. to hold an educational class on how to administer NARCAN.

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David Bouchier Offers a Taste of The Real South of France

WSHU FM’s weekly essayist and Long Island resident David Bouchier will be at the Rogers Memorial Library on Thursday, September 19, at 1 p.m. to give a talk entitled, “The Real South of France.”

Going For the Greek at the East Hampton Library

On Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m., George Theotacatos gives an author talk at East Hampton Library on his book “Finding Ithaka.”

Sag School Board Frustrated by Learning Center Timeline

Ed Bernhauer, a senior architectural designer with IBI Group, distributed a schedule showing Sag Harbor residents and the Sag Harbor School District Board of Education the progress of the already delayed Sag Harbor Learning Center building on Division Street at Monday night’s School Board meeting.