Category | Police News

Watchcase Condos Vandalized

Posted on 27 February 2014

The Watchcase condominium project fell victim to vandalism sometime this weekend, with the words “” 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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Oddone Avoids More Prison Time in Plea Deal

Posted on 26 February 2014

Anthony Oddone will not be going back to prison. In a plea deal arranged by his attorney and prosecutors from the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office, Mr. Oddone pleaded guilty on Thursday to a single charge of manslaughter in the first degree for the 2008 death of a bouncer at the Southampton Publick House.

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Arrest Made in Alleged Case of Statutory Rape in Montauk

Posted on 25 February 2014

East Hampton Police announced Tuesday the arrest of Juan J. Zhingri-Deleg, 27, of Montauk in connection with the alleged rape of a 14 year old girl. According to a press release issued by the department Tuesday, police received information regarding the inappropriate relationship between Mr. Zhingri-Deleg and the girl, resulting in Mr. Zhingri-Deleg’s arrest on Monday. [...]

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Nine Charged in East End Heroin Bust

Posted on 19 February 2014

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota announced Wednesday that three men from Harlem and six East End heroin dealers, including four from Riverhead, face criminal charges following an East End Drug Task Force investigation into the buying and selling of what Mr. Spota said was an especially potent type of heroin, marketed on the streets [...]

Investigation Continues into Alleged Theft at Sag Harbor Preschool

Posted on 12 February 2014

Southampton Town Police are investigating the alleged grand larceny of roughly $35,000 from the accounts of the Rainbow Preschool, a private nursery and preschool program located at the Unitarian Universalist Church on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike in Bridgehampton.

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Oddone Enters Not Guilty Plea in New Trial for Southampton Killing

Posted on 10 February 2014

As expected, Anthony Oddone, whose 2009 conviction in the death of a bouncer in a Southampton bar was overturned last year, pleaded not guilty on Thursday, February 6, to a new felony charge of first-degree manslaughter in the case.

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Four Aid Workers Face Felony Charges

Posted on 10 February 2014

Four direct care workers, employed by Independent Group Home Living Program, Inc., were arraigned last week on felony charges for allegedly watching and encouraging an individual with developmental disabilities in their care attack another individual with disabilities.

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Sag Harbor Man Pleads Guilty to July DWI Accident on Route 114

Posted on 30 January 2014

A Sag Harbor man pled guilty Tuesday to charges that while driving drunk last July, he caused a collision that seriously injured a six-year-old boy, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office said in a press release.

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Police Investigate Vandalism in Redwood

Posted on 15 January 2014

As Carolyn and Jerry Ouderkirk drove to their Redwood Road, Sag Harbor home on Sunday afternoon Carolyn noticed a number of mailboxes scattered throughout the neighborhood.
What the Ouderkirks came home to was a scene that many Redwood residents woke up to Sunday morning, after police believe a group of individuals, some likely using a truck, trashed mailboxes, fences, an outdoor light, and even a large cement flower pot throughout the Redwood neighborhood late Saturday night or in the early hours on Sunday.