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  • East Hampton Town police officers were investigating a suspicious knock on a door at a house on Hawthorne Street in Springs on Jan. 20 when they heard the sounds of a car crash.
  • Rescuers were called when a man fell through the ice as he tried to rescue a dog from the icy waters of Napeauge Harbor.
  • One of the officers behind a major narcotics bust in Montauk over the summer was recognized for his work on the case by being named as the East Hampton Town Police Department’s officer of the year. Officer Arthur Scalzo was presented with the award at a Southampton Kiwanis Club dinner at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead on Friday night.
  • Following a one-car accident in Wainscott last Thursday night, Jake A. Early, 21, of Sag Harbor was arrested on a drunken-driving charge.
  • Ines G. Quito-Romero, 35, was inside her East Hampton home on Oakview Highway when she reportedly hit her child’s father, with whom she had a custody dispute, in the face with a mop handle on Friday at about 3:20 p.m.
  • Wilson Pantosin, a 45-year-old from Ecuador who was found living in Texas early last year, will be deported after he serves his sentence. The victim's family members, meanwhile, say they forgive him.
  • Beachgoers were surprised on Friday to find a few hundred feet of hydraulic dredge pipe stretched out on the surf at Georgica. It left police and government officials scratching their heads for several hours.
  • An empty school bus flipped onto its side after a car sideswiped it on Route 114 in East Hampton last week. Both drivers were hospitalized with minor injuries; both vehicles were towed.
  • A Sag Harbor man was said by East Hampton Town police to be driving drunk and going 80 miles per hour in Wainscott last Thursday evening. Fernando S. Gonzalez, 36, was driving a 2017 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck in a 30 m.p.h. zone on Daniel’s Hole Road, near Wainscott Northwest Road, at about 11:20 p.m. He also failed to dim his high-beam lights, police said. Once stopped, police said he seemed under the influence of alcohol and performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Mr. Gonzalez was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. Justice Lisa R. Rana arraigned him on Friday and released him on his own recognizance. In Sag Harbor, while on a routine patrol on Saturday night, a village police officer saw a Mercedes Benz swerving over the double-yellow line on Hampton Street several times. The driver, Dwight M. Garcia, 46, of East Hampton was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and unsafe lane change and improper lane usage, violations. When he was stopped on Ham

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