Police

Taylor K. Vecsey
October 11, 2018 04:40 PM
The East Hampton Town fire marshal's office said an overloaded power strip in the school's science room was to blame for a small fire on Monday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
October 11, 2018 04:30 PM
While free on bail and awaiting sentencing on a conspiracy charge related to an August drug bust in Montauk, Kevin L. Becker, 30, was arrested on a felony drunken-driving charge on Friday.
Taylor K. Vecsey
October 11, 2018 04:28 PM
A fire broke out on the roof of a house in the Landfall section of Northwest Woods in East Hampton last Thursday after workers from an unlicensed company, doing renovations without a building permit, burned construction debris in a fireplace.
Star Staff
October 11, 2018 04:26 PM
A man stole a Speedo bikini bottom from Plaza Sports back in July, according to a report released this week. The manager, Jill Fuchs, called police on July 17. Officers were not able to find the man.
Taylor K. Vecsey
October 7, 2018 11:16 AM
A Bridgehampton teen was arrested in East Hampton Saturday night in connection with a threat of violence to be carried out at the Southampton High School Homecoming after-party.
Taylor K. Vecsey
October 4, 2018 12:04 PM
East Hampton firefighters quickly knocked down a fire at a house under renovation on Hedges Banks Drive, in the Landfall section of Northwest Woods, Thursday morning.
Taylor K. Vecsey
October 4, 2018 10:51 AM
Sag Harbor Village police arrested three people for alleged drunken driving over the weekend.
Star Staff
October 4, 2018 09:54 AM
A woman called police when she found what she thought was a human bone on the beach on the evening of Sept. 26. It turned out to be a whale vertebra, and police disposed of it.
Johnette Howard
October 4, 2018 06:24 AM
"Most of us think of human trafficking as something that’s happening across foreign borders. But it’s happening right here, right under our noses — sex trafficking, labor trafficking," said Paula Bess Smith, a Shinnecock activist helped organize a...
Taylor K. Vecsey
September 30, 2018 01:04 PM
About 125 firefighters from six fire departments responded to a fire at the billionaire's estate that took nearly three hours to extinguish Friday night.
Taylor K. Vecsey
September 28, 2018 10:46 PM
Firefighters fought flames for about three hours after a fire started in the attic at the billionaire investor and philanthropist's East Hampton house.
Jamie Bufalino
September 27, 2018 12:56 PM
Chief Michael Tracey of the East Hampton Village police introduced Christian E. Denton, the newest full-time officer in his department, to the village board on Friday.
Carissa Katz
September 27, 2018 12:45 PM
Thursday from 7 to 9, there will be a program for the larger community, offering an overview of the problem “to help participants gain an increased awareness and understanding of how this crime occurs in our community,” according to a release.
Star Staff
September 27, 2018 12:45 PM
Amagansett Henry Kessler said he mailed two checks to Compton Air Conditioning, both in the amount of $1,500, for work on a building in the Bronx on Sept. 8.  They had cleared by Sept. 13, but the owner of the company said he had not...