Police

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 11, 2018 09:32 AM
Despite difficult weather conditions, firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a bayfront house in Amagansett on Saturday morning that started with an apparent lightning strike, Amagansett Fire Chief Bill Beckert said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 10, 2018 12:42 PM
A 44-foot Meridian yacht sank after striking the west side of the Montauk jetty Thursday night, the Coast Guard said Friday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 9, 2018 03:11 PM
A 31-year-old Shelter Island woman was arrested near the beach at Barcelona Neck in East Hampton last Thursday morning after police said they found pills and marijuana in her white beach bag, which was inscribed with the word “STASH.”
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 9, 2018 03:09 PM
An East Hampton Town ordinance inspector has been suspended for 30 days without pay after being charged with sexual abuse of a child under 13.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 9, 2018 03:09 PM
Brian Z. France, the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, was arrested on Sunday night in Sag Harbor Village on drunken driving and drug charges.
Star Staff
August 9, 2018 03:08 PM
An open bag of peanut butter pretzels and two small bags of potato chips were stolen from inside a rental car parked on Jacqueline Drive on July 30.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 8, 2018 08:40 PM
A man whose yacht was found discharging waste into Lake Montauk late last month is facing a number of charges brought by federal, state, and local authorities.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 6, 2018 01:48 PM
Brian Z. France faced a judge Monday morning on drunken driving and oxycodone possession charges.
Christopher Walsh
August 2, 2018 03:04 PM
The East Hampton Town Police Department, along with the town’s Ordinance Enforcement Department, building inspectors, and fire marshals, executed the warrant at 38 Railroad Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. on Sunday, according to a release issued by the...
Star Staff
August 2, 2018 01:20 PM
The arrest last week by East Hampton Town police of an Amagansett man on a charge of trespassing may wind up having far-reaching consequences for anyone who sets foot on Cartwright Shoal, a peninsula in Gardiner’s Bay.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 2, 2018 01:19 PM
A Wainscott woman who East Hampton Town police alleged had been driving drunk left the scene of an accident in which her passenger was injured in East Hampton on July 19.
Star Staff
August 2, 2018 01:17 PM
Graffiti was written on the walls of the men’s bathroom at the East Hampton Town police substation on South Embassy Street sometime on the night of July 19. Repainting will cost about $150.
Taylor K. Vecsey
August 2, 2018 01:11 PM
Southampton Town code enforcement officers targeted illegal rentals in an enforcement operation in Bridgehampton on July 20, issuing 12 notices of violation and two field appearance tickets.
Taylor K. Vecsey
July 26, 2018 04:28 PM
A 27-year-old driver from Montauk was arrested in that hamlet on July 15 after police said they saw him following another car too closely. Marcos Aramis Serra-Bencosme was pulled over in a 2013 Honda Accord at about 4:20 p.m. on Flamingo Avenue.