Police and Fire

Daycare Workers in Southampton Charged with Mistreating Children

Two employees of the Side By Side Day Care Center on North Sea Road in Southampton, have been charged with abusing children at the facility by Southampton Town Police. Kathleen Culver, 33, of Southampton and Sarah M. Dawber, 23, of Mastic Beach, were each charged with one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child on Friday afternoon, police said.

Driver in Noyac Fatal Accident Free After Posting Bond

The driver of a car who tried to flee after his car crashed into a telephone pole, killing his passenger, on Rolling Hill Court East in Noyac early Sunday has been released from jail after posting a $1 million bond. Sean P. Ludwick, 42, a real estate developer who has homes in Manhattan and on Brick Kiln Road in Noyac, is facing charges of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and felony leaving the scene of an accident with a fatality following the crash that killed Paul. G. Hansen, 53, a well-known Sag Harbor real estate agent and builder.

Bridgehampton Man Found Guilty in Medford Slaying

Brandon Davis, 20, of Bridgehampton is facing the prospect of life in prison without parole after being found guilty August 26 in the shooting death of a 19-year-old Patchogue man early on Christmas morning in 2013.

Southampton Town Police Charge Woman Wanted in Bank Robberies

Police have arrested a woman they say is responsible for robbing two nearby banks earlier this year. Janet Terry, 50, of Southampton was taken into custody by New York State Troopers following a traffic stop on Tadd Road in Southampton at about 2 p.m. on Friday, according to Southampton Town Police.

Driver Charged with DWI After Sag Harbor Crash

A Florida man was charged with driving while intoxicated late Thursday, August 6, after Sag Harbor Village Police said he lost control of his Ford pickup truck at the corner of Main and Glover streets about 10:30 p.m. The truck struck a tree and turned over on its driver’s side, police said.

East Hampton Targets Overcrowded House

An East Hampton Town investigation recently uncovered unsafe conditions of overcrowding at a property on Ocean Boulevard that was being used to illegally house 25 young adults working at a local summer camp, according to a press release issued by the town on Wednesday.

Southampton Village Home Succumbs to Fire Saturday

A Southampton Village house was destroyed by fire on Saturday. The call came in at about 12:30n p.m. about a fire at an 8,000-square-foot house at 50 Wyandanch Lane. It took volunteers from nine fire departments almost 10 hours to extinguish the blaze that effectively destroyed the house.

Three Injured in Bridgehampton Accident

The driver of a Subaru Forester was medevaced to Stony Brook University Hospital Thursday night as a precautionary measure after a collision at the intersection of Scuttlehole Road and Lumber Lane in Bridgehampton at about 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23.

Fire Burns Through Noyac House on Thursday Evening

Firefighters from Sag Harbor, East Hampton, North Sea and Bridgehampton responded to a house fire in Noyac on Thursday evening.

Two Charged in Cocaine Arrest

East Hampton Town Police arrested two men during a traffic stop on Wednesday they say are responsible for distributing cocaine in the community.

Summer Sees Obstacles for Local EMS Crews

As the number of tourists visiting each weekend increases across the East End, so does the traffic and with it, traffic violations. While residents complain of illegal U-turns, a disregard for traffic laws and dangerous drivers, first responders across the East End are finding that the huge crowds are slowing them down during the crucial first minutes of emergency calls.

Wainscott Couple Sue East Hampton Village Over 2012 Arrest

A Wainscott couple last week filed suit against the East Hampton Village Police for what they allege was an illegal arrest, physical abuse and a complete disregard of their First Amendment rights outside a fundraiser for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign at Ron Perlman’s house in July 2012.

Car Jumps Curb, Rams Municipal Building Wall

The need to undertake repairs to the Sag Harbor Village Municipal Building grew more pressing Wednesday afternoon when a motorist apparently mistook the gas...

Osiecki Ordered to Inpatient Facility After Guilty Plea in Arson

David Osiecki, a 65-year-old Sagaponack man who has been incarcerated for more than a year, will undergo a psychiatric evaluation and be place on a year’s probation in an inpatient psychiatric facility after pleading guilty to an April 2014 arson that damaged an empty seven-bedroom house on Dune Road in Bridgehampton.

Bridgehampton Fire Department Called to World Pie

The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called to World Pie on Main Street at about 9:30 a.m. for what was described as a smoky basement fire.

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