Category | Police News

Menacing Calls Continue to Plague South Fork Residents

Posted on 10 July 2013

Residents across the South Fork this spring and summer have been victims of a new kind of phone scam – one where callers are led to believe a relative’s life may hang in the balance unless they part with large sums of money. Since early this spring, police departments in East Hampton, Sag Harbor and [...]

Bridgehampton School Board President Resigns After Pleading Guilty to Grand Larceny

Posted on 02 July 2013

By Kathryn G. Menu The Bridgehampton School Board of Education (BOE) President Nicki Hemby has resigned from her position on that board after pleading guilty to a felony count of grand larceny from her former employer, Suburban Sanitation of Sag Harbor According to Robert Clifford, a spokesman with the Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota’s [...]

Sweeping Immigration & Wire Fraud Investigation Results in Arrest of Sag Harbor 7-Eleven Owners

Posted on 19 June 2013

“The 7-Eleven is closed today.”
Those are the words customers attempting to enter the West Water Street, Sag Harbor business were told Monday morning by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Those officers were part of a team which seized a number of 7-Eleven stores across Long Island in an investigation that resulted in the arrest of nine individuals.
The 7-Eleven stores seized in New York were located in Sag Harbor, Greenport, Cutchogue, Islip, Selden, Nesconset, Port Jefferson Station, Smithtown, Huntington and Islip Terrace.

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Two Charged with Grand Larceny After Allegedly Stealing $54,000

Posted on 19 June 2013

Two residents of Ozone Park, N.Y. were arrested in the early morning hours on Friday, June 14 and charged with grand larceny in the second degree, a class C felony, as the result of a six month long investigation mounted by the Sag Harbor Village Police force.

Monday Morning Accident Sends Truck Over Embankment in Noyac

Posted on 12 June 2013

A head-on collision around 8 a.m. on Monday morning resulted in a truck being propelled down an embankment on Long Beach Road in Noyac with the driver of another vehicle airlifted to Stony Brook Medical Center while traffic was rerouted around what is a heavily used commuter path during the morning hours.

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North Sea Raid Nets Drug Arrest

Posted on 28 May 2013

An early morning drug raid Thursday in North Sea led to an arrest after police said they seized a variety of drugs — including heroin and cocaine — and packing materials from a Locust Avenue residence.

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Bridgehampton Man Found Hanging from Tree

Posted on 14 May 2013

A 51-year-old Bridgehampton man was found hanging from a tree early Saturday morning in what Southampton Town Police say was an apparent suicide.

Explosive Material Discovered in North Haven Detonated at Havens Beach Without Incident

Posted on 10 April 2013

On Tuesday night around 5:45 p.m., Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf was cordoned off after village police said a man working on repairs to the village’s finger docks approached police and said he found explosive material in North Haven. Police said the man brought the material to Long Wharf where he was working and flagged down a police officer.
According to Sag Harbor Village Police Detective Jeff Proctor, the material was found in a mass of rocks the marine contractor was restoring in front of a private home in North Haven Village.

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Alleged Counterfeit Culprit Collared

Posted on 20 March 2013

This week, Sag Harbor Village Police arrested Daniel L. Gonzalez, 32, of Ozone Park in connection with a case involving counterfeit $100 bills police said he tried to use at village businesses this January.

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Arbitration Forum Explores Union Negotiations

Posted on 13 March 2013

With a contract negotiation now in arbitration, tensions continue to brew between Sag Harbor Village and the Sag Harbor Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA).
For almost two years, the village and the PBA have been at odds over salaries and benefits.
Last Saturday — two days before the first formal arbitration meeting took place — the pot was stirred just a little bit further at a community forum on the topic of police arbitration at Pierson Middle/High School.