Category | Police News

“Serial Burglar” Arrested in East Hampton

Posted on 30 October 2013

A Springs man was arrested last Thursday by East Hampton Town Police for a string of burglaries throughout East Hampton, Sag Harbor and Southampton. Police say he stole over $126,000 in jewelry, prescription medications and cash between January and October of 2013.

Dynamite Detonated in North Haven

Posted on 30 October 2013

The Suffolk County Bomb Squad detonated live dynamite on a North Haven beach near the South Ferry dock on County Road 114 just before 4 p.m. on Monday, according to the Southampton Town Police Department. A report was made to police just before 1 p.m. on Monday afternoon. Police secured the beach area, located over [...]

Serial Burglar with Sag Harbor Ties Arrested in East Hampton

Posted on 25 October 2013

An East Hampton man was arrested on Thursday by East Hampton Town Police in connection with numerous residential burglaries committed in East Hampton, Southampton and Sag Harbor between January and October of 2013. According to police, the months long investigation resulting in the arrest of Justin T. Bennett, 35, of East Hampton, involved detectives from [...]

17-Year-Old Sag Harbor Resident Charged in Connection to String of Burglaries This Summer

Posted on 09 October 2013

Sag Harbor Village Police have charged Devin K. Brevard, 17, of Sag Harbor with multiple counts of felony burglary among other charges in connection to a rash of burglaries in the village this summer.

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Coast Guard Rescues Boat Southeast of Shinnecock

Posted on 24 September 2013

Coast Guard boat crews assisted a disabled pleasure craft 43 miles southeast of Shinnecock Inlet Saturday night, towing the vessel to safety amidst deteriorating weather and sea conditions. Just after 2 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, Conn., watchstanders received a distress call from a passenger aboard the 31-foot pleasure craft, Triena, of Shinnecock, [...]

Sagaponack Abandons Plans for Police Department; Inks New Deal with Southampton Town

Posted on 18 September 2013

In a unanimous vote Monday afternoon, the Sagaponack Village Board agreed to accept an inter-municipal agreement (IMA) with the Town of Southampton for additional police services, at least temporarily ending the village’s debate on whether or not to create its own police department.

Southampton Town Police Save Sagaponack Woman

Posted on 04 September 2013

Southampton Town Police officers, working with the Bridgehampton Fire Department Rescue and a first responder from Southampton Volunteer Ambulance Corps helped save the life of a woman last week after she was found unconscious and without a pulse.

Burglaries Continue in Sag Harbor Village

Posted on 27 August 2013

Burglaries continue to plague Sag Harbor residents with four new reports logged with village police this week. According to Sag Harbor Village Police Detective Jeffrey Proctor, new reports of burglaries are linked to previous cases in and around the village this summer. On Wednesday, August 21 village police assisted Southampton Town Police with an investigation [...]

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers Offers $5,000 Reward for Tips Leading to Arrest in Luxury Car Thefts

Posted on 27 August 2013

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers has offered a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to an arrest related in a string of luxury car thefts on the South Fork this summer. At the same time, police are advising residents and visitors alike to be cautious and alert while they attempt to track down the individual or [...]

Bus Accidents in Southampton Results in Death, Injuries

Posted on 31 July 2013

Two separate accidents involving Hampton Jitney buses on County Road 39 in Southampton this week resulted in the death of a Shirley resident, left a handful of others with injuries and shut down one the main arteries into Southampton and East Hampton towns for several hours.