Category | Police News

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, [...]

Springs Man Released on $25,000 Bail After Shooting Incident

Posted on 08 October 2014

Springs resident Valon Shoshi was arrested on four charges following a manhunt by East Hampton Town Police on Friday, October 3, and was released on $25,000 bail after appearing in East Hampton Town Justice Court on Saturday.

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East End Medication Disposal Program Collects a Ton of Drugs

Posted on 07 October 2014

A year ago, the Group for the East End partnered with seven East End police departments, including Sag Harbor Village, with support from Suffolk County’s Drinking Water Protection Program to create the East End Medication Disposal Program. The program, which encourages residents to dispose of unused medication in drop boxes permanently located in local police [...]

Man Arrested After East Hampton Manhunt

Posted on 03 October 2014

Sag Harbor Schools, like their counterparts in East Hampton, were briefly put on lockdown on Friday as East Hampton police sought a man, who was reportedly suicidal and had left his Springs home with a shotgun and headed toward the village.

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Fire Marshal: Tree Limb to Blame for Sagaponack Fire

Posted on 30 September 2014

A fire that destroyed a barn on Town Line Road just north of Parsonage Lane in Sagaponack early Sunday morning was caused when a tree limb fell on a primary electric wire, which then came in contact with the building, the Southampton Fire Marshal’s office said this week. The Bridgehampton Fire Department was called out shortly [...]

Sag Harbor 7-Eleven Owners Plead Guilty to Federal Charges

Posted on 24 September 2014

The former operators of Sag Harbor’s 7-Eleven pleaded guilty to wire fraud and concealing and harboring illegal aliens while stealing their wages on Monday, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.

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Accident on Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton Causes Traffic Delays

Posted on 12 September 2014

Southampton Town police officers and Bridgehampton Fire Department EMTs attend to the wounded driver of a semi tractor-trailer carrying a load of dirt that overturned at the intersection of Scuttlehole Road and Brick Kiln Road on Friday morning. The driver was subsequently transported to the hospital via helicopter for further treatment.

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