East Hampton Town Police arrested a Montauk teen on Monday after they say he struck a pedestrian on an Amagansett roadside and fled without stopping to help the man. Daniel Campbell, 19, has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident, a felony, after police say he struck an 18-year-old visitor from Hong Kong, Devesh Samtani, who was walking on the side of Old Stone Highway, near Eastwood Court on Monday night about 11:30 p.m. After striking Mr. Samtani, police say Mr. Campbellâ€™s 2012 Honda Pilot sped away from the scene. But a witness to the accident helped police ... 11 Aug 2021 by Staff Writer
On Friday night, Southampton Town Police said they were looking for a dark sedan that may have been involved in the hit-and-run of a 3-year-old, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the course of the accident. According to police, on Friday, July 23, around 6:42 p.m., they received a report of a child that had possibly been struck on Old Quogue Road in Riverside. The child, who was being supervised by his grandmother at a residence on the same roadway, wandered off. A good Samaritan, said police, found the child injured walking along the roadway. Police said the injuries the child ... 24 Jul 2021 by Staff Writer
A 61-year-old East Hampton man was left in critical condition after being assaulted in the Amagansett Square parking lot last week. Police said they are still investigating and have yet to make an arrest. The man, who police have not named, was discovered by employees of The Stephen Talkhouse bar on Main Street in Amagansett at about 8:30 p.m. last Monday, July 12, after he stumbled out of the parking lot with blood streaming from his wounds. â€śI saw him walking toward me, pushing his bike, which I thought was odd, then I noticed he was stumbling and he said, ... 21 Jul 2021 by Michael Wright
East Hampton Town Police arrested an Amagansett man and a female accomplice last week and charged them with drug and weapon possession after they were caught with a large stash of hallucinogenic mushrooms and the drug commonly known as ecstasy. Ryan Aldrich, 29, of Amagansett and Deanna Digioia, 28, of East Patchogue were arrested early in the morning of July 15 after an investigation by East Hampton Town Police and officers of the Suffolk County District Attorneyâ€™s East End Drug Task Force led to suspicion that the couple was dealing drugs from Mr. Aldrichâ€™s residence. Early on Thursday morning, Ms. ... 16 Jul 2021 by Staff Writer
An East Hampton Village Police secretary has filed a discrimination complaint against the village, the department and a former supervisor claiming that she was repeatedly harassed, demeaned and berated and that her reports of the treatment were ignored by department brass. The secretary, Layla Bennett, has claimed that she was repeatedly victimized and harassed by her former supervisor, recently retired Captain Anthony Long, for a number of years. In the complaint she filed with the New York State Division of Human Rights, Ms. Bennett says that Capt. Long made â€śdemeaning comments about the way Ms. Bennett looked and dressedâ€ť and ... 9 Jul 2021 by Staff Writer
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