Police and Fire

Racially Charged Slurs Levied in Sag Harbor Hills

In darkness, less than 50 yards away, someone in a group of 20 or more college-age young people carousing on the beach in Sag Harbor Hills at about 10:15 p.m. on the night of July 4thyelled the racial epithet “n*****s” at a group of African Americans.

Motorcyclist Killed in Springs

A 28-year-old East Hampton resident was killed Sunday evening in a motor vehicle crash, according to a press release issued by the East Hampton...

Southampton Town Opioid Task Force Unveils Recommendations

Deaths from accidental opioid overdoses in Southampton Town are down 90 percent so far this year to one compared to 12 by the end of June last year, Southampton Town Supervisor Jay Schneiderman said last week.

Search Called Off for Final Victim in Fatal Crash

East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo announced Wednesday afternoon that the search has been called off for the last remaining victim to be recovered from a fatal plane crash off Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett last weekend.  

Search is Ongoing for Final Victim in Fatal Crash

st Hampton Town Police continued to search the Atlantic Ocean this week for the one body still missing after a fatal plane crash off Amagansett last week that claimed the lives of a well-known East Hampton couple, their grandson and pilot.

Plane Wreckage Discovered in Amagansett; One Victim Still Not Recovered

East Hampton Town Police located the Piper PA31 Navajo plane that crashed Saturday on Friday afternoon, according to East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael...

Amagansett Plane Crash Claims Four Lives

East Hampton Town Police continued to search this week for two of the victims of a plane crash on Saturday afternoon in the ocean off Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett that claimed the lives of four

Along for the Ride with the Sag Harbor Police Department

These are some of the lessons learned during an overnight ride-along on Saturday with a veteran Sag Harbor police officer, Sgt. Thomas Pagano, who will retire later this year after about 32 years with the department.

Update: Services Announced for Victims of Plane Crash as Search Resumes

East Hampton Town Police Chief Michael Sarlo confirmed that a small plane with four passengers lost contact with the East Hampton Airport around 3 p.m. a little more than a mile south of the airport on Saturday afternoon.

Sag Harbor Police Agree to 12-Hour Shifts on Emergency Basis

Down two full-time officers, the Sag Harbor Village Police Department and its officers’ labor unit, the Police Benevolent Association, have reached an emergency agreement to switch policing shifts to 12-hour tours, up from eight hours, for the next four months.

Police Search for Burglar in Bay Point.

Southampton Town Police were searching for a burglar  who was at large in the Baypoint neighborhood outside Sag Harbor Village on Tuesday afternoon, according to village Police Chief Austin J. McGuire.

Government: Pagano To Retire, Funding for Sag Harbor Golf Course, Water Quality Improvements

Two new officers will soon sport Sag Harbor Village Police badges, another officer has resigned and a sergeant has announced his upcoming retirement.

Southampton Town, Police Officer Settle Suit

Southampton Town has agreed to pay Lt. Susan Ralph of the town police department $120,000 and give her credit for 59 sick days of sick time and seven vacation days to settle a federal discrimination suit she filed in 2015.

Deer Path Residence Destroyed by Fire

Members of the Springs Fire Department battled a blaze that claimed a home on Deer Path and Springs on Tuesday afternoon, joined by members of the Amagansett and East Hampton fire departments in the effort.

Firefighters Battle Rooftop Fire at Lulu Kitchen & Bar in Sag Harbor

Firefighters battled a fire in Lulu Kitchen and Bar on Main Street in Sag Harbor Tuesday night.

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