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  • A grand jury indicted Andrew D. Hellman of East Hampton on charges related to a drunken driving accident in Montauk that left an East Hampton Town police officer injured on Labor Day weekend.
  • Rian J. O’Dwyer, 22, of East Hampton was behind the wheel of a 2013 Toyota Tundra traveling on Route 114 near Whooping Hollow Road on Sept. 9 at about 3:40 a.m. when East Hampton Town police said they noticed the left taillight was out. Police said the driver was speeding, had an obstructed view, and that he failed to signal a right turn.
  • The Amagansett Fire Department dedicated its new state-of-the-art ambulance, which was purchased with a $250,000 state grant, at a ceremony at the firehouse on Sept. 12.
  • A teenager who was charged in February with raping a young woman in the parking lot at the Springs School in the presence of a child pleaded guilty to the charges on Friday.
  • On patrol in Sag Harbor Saturday at about midnight, Officer Janelle Spero saw a 2002 Honda Civic make an improper U-turn on Main Street, and pulled the car over. Eric Gonzalez, 21, of Calverton was behind the wheel, and the officer reported a strong odor of marijuana coming from the car.
  • Monica M. Miller of Sag Harbor, 50, was arrested Saturday night on a felony charge of drunken driving following an accident in that village.
  • The New York State Department of Transportation is planning to reduce the speed limit on Montauk Highway between Flying Point Road and Head of Pond Road in Water Mill, according to Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. The speed limit will go from 45 miles per hour to 40 m.p.h. heading toward the hamlet’s downtown from the west.
  • The East Hampton Town Police Department is investigating an accident near the East Hampton Town recycling center on Springs-Fireplace Road that left a 74-year-old man dead Sunday morning.
  • A motorcyclist who East Hampton Town police said was driving drunk is in critical condition after a crash in Springs on Sunday morning.
  • A dispute between neighbors last Thursday led to fisticuffs, in which one neighbor bit, choked, and punched the other, East Hampton Town Police Detective Sgt. Dan Toia said yesterday.

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