Posted on 15 April 2014
An ongoing scam attempting to get PSEG Long Island customers to fork over money under the threat of having electricity service terminated continued this week, with business owners on Main Street in Sag Harbor reporting they had received phone calls from an individual named “Anthony Garcia” stating they owed money to the utility and asking [...]
Posted on 14 April 2014
At 2:42 p.m. on Sunday, April 13th, 2014 the East Hampton Fire Department was called to Montauk Highway in the area in front of the Red Horse Market to assist the East Hampton Village Police at the scene of a single-car motor vehicle accident after an elderly man traveling eastbound fell asleep at the wheel [...]
Posted on 08 April 2014
A 16-year-old became the third youth arrested by Sag Harbor Village Police in connection with a string of burglaries last summer.
Posted on 25 March 2014
Anthony Oddone, 32, was sentenced on March 19 to time served, or just over five years in prison, as well as five years probation, after pleading guilty to a manslaughter charge tied to the 2008 death of a Suffolk County corrections officer, Andrew Reister, a Southampton resident who was killed after an altercation with Mr. [...]
Posted on 13 March 2014
At roughly 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Sag Harbor firefighters were called to a residence at the corner of Robeson Blvd. and Harrison Street Extension for a report of a structure fire.
Posted on 12 March 2014
An early morning fire that swept through a house on Narrow Lane East in Sagaponack claimed the life of the homeowner and his pet dog on Saturday.
Posted on 12 March 2014
In an interview this week, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota praised the East End Drug Task Force for cracking down on heroin distribution in Suffolk County, including a recent bust involving nine men—six from Riverhead, three from East Harlem—who Mr. Spota said were a part of a heroin ring that sold to users from Southampton, Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor, among other East End communities based on information gathered during a years-long investigation.
However, said Mr. Spota, while law enforcement is an effective tool in limiting the supply of drugs like heroin, it is not going to be the silver bullet in ending drug abuse.
Posted on 11 March 2014
A North Haven resident was arrested last week and charged in connection with a string of burglaries in East Hampton in 2013.
Posted on 08 March 2014
Suffolk County Police arrested Brandon Davis, 19, of Bridgehampton on Friday and charged him with the murder of Taleik Bristel, of Medford. Davis faces charges of murder in the second degree, a felony. He will be arraigned Saturday morning at First District Court in Central Islip. According to police, the arrest comes after an investigation [...]
Posted on 05 March 2014
Almost two decades ago, Southampton Town Justice Deborah Kooperstein was on the bench before a case involving an 18-year-old from Noyac, facing marijuana possession charges, a violation in the eyes of the court. She agreed to adjourn the case in contemplation of dismissal for one year’s time, a common decision but a moment that would change her life forever.