Category | Police News

Mass Casualty Drill Held in East Hampton

Posted on 23 November 2014

Photography by Michael Heller. An East Hampton Town-wide Multi-Casualty Drill was held at 555 Montauk Highway in Amagansett on Sunday, November 23. The drill was organized by Chief David King of the Springs Fire Department, and the incident was commanded by Assistant Chief Alan Bennett of the Amagansett Fire Department using standard National Incident Management (NIMS) [...]

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Police Respond to Two-Car Collision in Noyac

Posted on 05 November 2014

Southampton Town Police and both the Southampton and Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to a two-car collision at the intersection of Noyac and Deerfield roads on Wednesday afternoon.

East Hampton Police To Step Up Monitoring of Sexual Offenders During Halloween

Posted on 31 October 2014

East Hampton Town Police said on Friday that they had prioritized the monitoring of sexual offenders living in town, beginning Thursday night and continuing through Halloween.

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Court Appearance for Springs Man Facing Weapons Charges

Posted on 30 October 2014

Springs resident Valon Shoshi, who was the subject of a manhunt by East Hampton Town Police on October 3 after he allegedly fired several shotgun blasts in his Gardiner Avenue home before leaving in his car with the weapon, was back in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Thursday, October 30.

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Update: East Hampton High School Students Return to Class

Posted on 29 October 2014

All East Hampton High School students were allowed to return to their classrooms by approximately 10:45 a.m. Wednesday morning after a threat found on a bathroom mirror prompted school district officials to order the evacuation of the building around 8:30 a.m.

Students were allowed to return after district officials and police searched the building.

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Driver Finds Out Hard Way that Georgica Pond Cut Is Deep

Posted on 27 October 2014

The driver of a white Jeep apparently misjudged the depth of the gut at Georgica Pond on Sunday, resulting in a waterlogged vehicle.

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East Hampton Town Fire Department Responds to Basement Fire

Posted on 23 October 2014

At 10:18 a.m. on Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 the East Hampton Fire Department responded to a reported basement fire at 26 Morris Park Lane. Arriving units were able to locate and quickly extinguish a small working fire in the northwest corner of the basement. The RIT team from the Amagansett Fire Department was called to [...]

Sag Harbor Man Faces Felony Drug Charges After High Speed Chase

Posted on 23 October 2014

Joseph R. Dowling, 22, of Sag Harbor is facing felony and misdemeanor drug charges after being arrested by East Hampton Town Police following a high speed chase on Route 114 early Thursday, October 16.

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Posted on 15 October 2014

An East Hampton landlord received a sentence of five years’ probation today from a Suffolk County judge for his plea of guilty to charges of unlawful surveillance and other crimes in a 23-count indictment, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said.

Judge Sentences East Hampton Landlord to Probation for Unlawful Surveillance

Posted on 09 October 2014

An East Hampton landlord received a sentence of five years’ probation Thursday from a Suffolk County judge for his plea of guilty to charges of unlawful surveillance and other crimes in a 23-count indictment, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota said in a press release. Donald Torr, 71, had seven cameras placed in the bedrooms, [...]