Luis Marin-Castro, a 31-year-old man who was born in Ecuador and has lived in East Hampton for about 20 years, was arrested on Monday morning by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers outside Wainscott Main Wine and Spirits, where he was employed.
Sag Harbor’s Main Street, which has been the site of ongoing real estate drama — including the fall and impending rise of the village’s cinema, the passing of the Conca D’Oro pizza parlor, and a rash of construction projects — has yet another issue to contend with: a near half-acre of commercial and residential property between Main and Division Streets has been listed for sale for just shy of $12 million.
A Yaphank woman who got lost in Springs with a friend early Saturday morning has been in county jail ever since, either because she is unable to meet the $500 bail set for her in East Hampton Town Justice Court, or because of an unrelated matter in Suffolk County District Court.
In a decision released on Monday, an Amagansett man, Arthur W. Bijur, was found not guilty of violating the county’s “social host” law, as well as the Town of East Hampton’s mass gathering law following a bench trial in January before East Hampton Town Justice Steven Tekulsky.
A Southampton man who already was facing criminal charges in Sag Harbor and Southampton was arraigned last Thursday in East Town Justice Court on multiple charges, including one felony. Kory Roebuck MacWhinnie had been arrested on April 4, his 30th birthday, by East Hampton Village police, who said he had been driving a 2017 Cadillac Escalade at 45 miles an hour on Main Street near Town Pond, where the speed limit is 30.
Rose Brown, a member of the East Hampton Village design review board and the former chairwoman of the planning board, has declared her intention to run for one of the two village board seats up for a vote in the June 19 election.
The East Hampton Town Board will move to create a water supply district in Wainscott to address concerns over contamination in an area near the East Hampton Airport, where perfluorinated compounds have been found in several residential wells.