Police and Fire

Arbitration Panel Awards 2.5-Percent Raise to Sag Harbor Cops

A three-member arbitration panel this week has ordered that Sag Harbor Village police officers receive retroactive 2.5-percent raises, covering the period from June 2011 to June 2013, but also required that any new hires to the department be required to contribute 15 percent toward their health insurance costs.

A Happy Ending

outhampton Town Police Officer Sherakhan Parker had just begun his shift two weeks ago when he received a report of a homeless man walking on Montauk Highway. Officer Parker later caught up with the man, Euripede Cruz, 60, in the Village of Quogue.

Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Weapons in Sag Harbor

A Washington man was arrested by the Suffolk County Sheriff’s office in Sag Harbor last week for illegal possession of three weapons and three handguns.

Springs Man Assaulted with Machete in East Hampton

On May 26, East Hampton Town Police responded to a report of two men fighting in the roadway on Clinton Street in Springs. Upon arrival, police said they found Jose Maria Jimenez, 26, of Clinton Street had been assaulted with a machete and had suffered several serious wounds to his torso.

Southampton Man Arrested in Fatal Cycling Accident

A 21 year-old man was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated after he allegedly struck and killed cyclist Friday evening on County Road...

Oddone Sentenced to Time Served

Anthony Oddone, 32, was sentenced on March 19 to time served, or just over five years in prison, as well as five years probation,...

Arrest Made in Alleged Sexual Assault in Wainscott

A Rockville Centre teen, Joseph Cardinali, was arrested by East Hampton Town Police on Sunday, November 17 and charged with aggravated sexual assault in the first degree, a felony, and assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor.

Southampton Town Police Save Sagaponack Woman

Southampton Town Police officers, working with the Bridgehampton Fire Department Rescue and a first responder from Southampton Volunteer Ambulance Corps helped save the life of a woman last week after she was found unconscious and without a pulse.

Two Charged with Grand Larceny After Allegedly Stealing $54,000

Two residents of Ozone Park, N.Y. were arrested in the early morning hours on Friday, June 14 and charged with grand larceny in the second degree, a class C felony, as the result of a six month long investigation mounted by the Sag Harbor Village Police force.

Alleged Counterfeit Culprit Collared

This week, Sag Harbor Village Police arrested Daniel L. Gonzalez, 32, of Ozone Park in connection with a case involving counterfeit $100 bills police said he tried to use at village businesses this January.

Taking It To The Streets—By Bike

By Claire Walla They travel by horse, helicopter, motorcycle or car — even roller blades and Segways (my personal favorite) are fair game. Police officers...

Charge in Art Heist

By Kathryn G. Menu On Friday, a 24-year-old Medford man was indicted on charges that he stole over half a million dollars in art...

Police Blotter 1-27-11

By Claire Walla Several thefts from cars in the Sag Harbor area were reported to Southampton Town Police on Thursday, January 20. A Noyac...

Harbor House Investigated for Code Violations

The Southampton Town Investigations and Enforcement Unit, assisted by town police officers, concluded an investigation into noise complaints and overcrowding at a Sag Harbor...

Family Vehicle and Traffic Foibles

Family Vehicle and Traffic Foibles On Wednesday, March 31, Bertha Criollo was driving on Jermain Avenue with small children...

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27Speaks: Over The Line; Re-Drawing Congressional District Lines

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by correspondent Alec Giufurta for a discussion about the process of redrawing congressional district lines, following last year’s U.S. Census.

Suspect In Colorado Murder Apprehended In Sag Harbor

The investigation involved Sag Harbor Village Police, who were contacted by police from North Plainfield, New Jersey, on October 4, who told them Ms. Cruz had been reported missing and was believed to be at the Sag Harbor Inn. When Sag Harbor Police arrived at the motel, they found William Cruz, who was taken into custody and taken to the hospital for treatment, State Police said in a release.

Sag Harbor Mayor Larocca Unveils New Waterfront Overlay Law

Sag Harbor Village Mayor Jim Larocca on Tuesday unveiled an amended version of a new zoning law that would create a special waterfront overlay district aimed at controlling development along what is widely agreed to be the village’s most valuable asset.