Category | Police News

Oddone Sentenced to Time Served

Posted on 25 March 2014

Anthony Oddone, 32, was sentenced on March 19 to time served, or just over five years in prison, as well as five years probation, after pleading guilty to a manslaughter charge tied to the 2008 death of a Suffolk County corrections officer, Andrew Reister, a Southampton resident who was killed after an altercation with Mr. [...]

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Firefighters Battle Structure Fire in Sag Harbor; No Injuries Reported

Posted on 13 March 2014

At roughly 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 Sag Harbor firefighters were called to a residence at the corner of Robeson Blvd. and Harrison Street Extension for a report of a structure fire.

Fatal Fire in Sagaponack Claims the Life of Abstract Artist James Beres

Posted on 12 March 2014

An early morning fire that swept through a house on Narrow Lane East in Sagaponack claimed the life of the homeowner and his pet dog on Saturday.

Treatment Options Present Obstacles As Heroin Abuse Rises in Suffolk County

Posted on 12 March 2014

In an interview this week, Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota praised the East End Drug Task Force for cracking down on heroin distribution in Suffolk County, including a recent bust involving nine men—six from Riverhead, three from East Harlem—who Mr. Spota said were a part of a heroin ring that sold to users from Southampton, Bridgehampton and Sag Harbor, among other East End communities based on information gathered during a years-long investigation.
However, said Mr. Spota, while law enforcement is an effective tool in limiting the supply of drugs like heroin, it is not going to be the silver bullet in ending drug abuse.

North Haven Woman Charged in Serial Burglary Case

Posted on 11 March 2014

A North Haven resident was arrested last week and charged in connection with a string of burglaries in East Hampton in 2013.

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Bridgehampton Man Faces Murder Charges

Posted on 08 March 2014

Suffolk County Police arrested Brandon Davis, 19, of Bridgehampton on Friday and charged him with the murder of Taleik Bristel, of Medford. Davis faces charges of murder in the second degree, a felony. He will be arraigned Saturday morning at First District Court in Central Islip. According to police, the arrest comes after an investigation [...]

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Regional Drug Court Creates Path for Sobriety

Posted on 05 March 2014

Almost two decades ago, Southampton Town Justice Deborah Kooperstein was on the bench before a case involving an 18-year-old from Noyac, facing marijuana possession charges, a violation in the eyes of the court. She agreed to adjourn the case in contemplation of dismissal for one year’s time, a common decision but a moment that would change her life forever.

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Arrests Made in Corner Closet Case

Posted on 05 March 2014

Two individuals have been arrested in connection with the November armed robbery of the Corner Closet in Sag Harbor, according to Sag Harbor Village Police Detective Jeffrey Proctor, although he would not provide details in what has become a federal case.

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Watchcase Condos Vandalized

Posted on 27 February 2014

The Watchcase condominium project fell victim to vandalism sometime this weekend, with the words “savesagharbor.org” stenciled in navy blue spray paint on the face of one of the townhouse units on Sage Street.

East End Drug Task Force Busts “Hollywood” Heroin Ring

Posted on 26 February 2014

When the East End Drug Task Force last week busted a ring of heroin dealers in Riverhead officials say was trafficking in a particularly potent brand of the drug, it cast a light on the growing problem of opiate addiction across Suffolk County, including the East End.

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