Category | Police News

Arson Squad Investigating Cause of Southampton House Fire

Posted on 30 July 2014

The Suffolk County Arson Squad is investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a new house on Seven Ponds Road in Southampton during the evening of Tuesday, July 29.

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Arraignment Thursday for Manorville Man Accused of Murdering Two Prostitutes, Suspected in Third North Sea Case

Posted on 30 July 2014

John Bittrolff, the Manorville man who was arrested last week and accused of killing two women whose bodies were found dumped in the woods within months of each other in late 1993, and suspected in a third case in which the woman’s body was discovered in North Sea, will be arraigned on a grand jury indictment on Thursday, July 31.

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17-Year-Old Girl Injured in Boating Accident off North Haven

Posted on 28 July 2014

On Sunday, July 27, at around 5:50 p.m., Southampton Town Bay Constables were called to the scene of a boating accident that occurred in the waters off of North Haven.

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12-Year-Old Girl Rescued in West Shinnecock Bay

Posted on 27 July 2014

An unconscious 12-year-old girl with neck and back injuries was rescued from a pleasure craft in West Shinnecock Bay on Saturday, June 26.

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A Happy Ending

Posted on 23 July 2014

outhampton Town Police Officer Sherakhan Parker had just begun his shift two weeks ago when he received a report of a homeless man walking on Montauk Highway. Officer Parker later caught up with the man, Euripede Cruz, 60, in the Village of Quogue.

Man Charged in 1990s Murders of Two Women, Suspected in Third Murder of Woman Found in North Sea

Posted on 23 July 2014

A carpenter from Manorville who has been charged with the murders of two women in the 1990s is a also suspect in the death of Sandra Castilla, whose body was found in North Sea in Southampton in December 1993.

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Update: Sag Harbor Acupuncturist Arrested on Charges He Sexually Abused Female Patient

Posted on 23 July 2014

Southampton Town Police arrested Michael Gohring, an acupuncturist in Sag Harbor, on Saturday, July 12, on charges that he sexually abused a female patient he was treating.

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East Hampton Police Investigate Apparent Drowning at Sammy’s Beach

Posted on 21 July 2014

East Hampton Town Police are investigating as an apparent drowning the death of James A. Weber, 45, of East Hampton at Sammy’s Beach on Sunday.

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Kiteboarder’s Body Found in Amagansett

Posted on 21 July 2014

The body of Nicholas Valtz, 39, of Brooklyn was found floating in Napeague Harbor in Amagansett Sunday.

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Sag Harbor Acupuncturist Arrested on Charges of Sexual Abuse Against Patient

Posted on 16 July 2014

Southampton Town Police arrested a Sag Harbor acupuncturist Saturday, July 12, on charges that he sexually abused a female patient he was treating.

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