Southampton Town Police and The Southampton Town Police Explorers participated in the United States Drug Enforcement Administration National Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, October 23. The department collected over 230 pounds of unwanted, unused, and expired medications from the community. â€śBy collecting these medications we are keeping them out of the hands of our most vulnerable populations as well as preventing them from being disposed of improperly which could make its way into our water system and polluting the environment,â€ť police spokeswoman Lieutenant Susan Ralph said in a statement. In its 21st year, the DEA Prescription Drug Take Back ... 26 Oct 2021 by Staff Writer
County Road 39 in Southampton, eastbound by Hill Station Road in Shinnecock Hills is closed due to a fire on a utility pole. Southampton Town Police reported at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, October 26, that PSEG was responding to the situation. By 8:30 a.m. police reported wires are down and one lane remains closed. by Staff Writer
Guido R. Villa Tenempaguay, 25, who police described as undomiciled in East Hampton, was arrested by East Hampton Town Police on Saturday, October 16, at 8:27 p.m. and charged with DWI, a misdemeanor. According to Town Police, around 7:55 p.m., Tenempaguay was driving a 2005 Mazda west on Old Montauk Highway in Montauk when his car left the roadway and entered the woods, striking small trees and brush. Police said he appeared intoxicated and did not do well on sobriety tests. He was held for morning arraignment where he was released on his own recognizance. Janna Yakimenko, 52, of Medford ... 22 Oct 2021 by Staff Writer
QUOGUE VILLAGE â€” A resident of Woodland Way contacted Quogue Village Police on October 15, reporting that sometime during the previous five days a thief broke into the home and stole an envelope containing $2,000 and a jar of $20 in coins from a bedroom area, plus $150 in cash from a drawer in the kitchen. Muddy footprints were discovered along with a broken lock on an entrance door and a shattered lightbulb in an interior room. SAG HARBOR â€” A bus was hit by an unknown vehicle on October 13, between 8:28 and 8:43 a.m., while on Hampton Street ... by Staff Writer
Yet another batch of cars have been stolen out of Southampton Town Police jurisdiction, most of them all but wrapped up in a ribbon for the thieves who found their targets unlocked with keys inside the vehicles. A blue 2017 Audi A7 was reported taken from a location on Seasons Lane in Tuckahoe on the morning of Friday, October 15, at about 7:30 a.m. A half hour earlier, on the same day and in the same neighborhood, another vehicle, a gray 2016 Ford F150, was reported stolen from a County Road 39 driveway during the overnight hours. The truck was ... 19 Oct 2021 by Kitty Merrill
â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹â€‹SAG HARBOR â€” Responding to complaints about large trucks driving through the village, Village Police have stepped up enforcement of weight limits, posting officers on Jermain Avenue on numerous occasions during the past week. Police did not say how many trucks were ticketed for exceeding the 5-ton weigh limit on that street. SAG HARBOR â€” Village Police received a call from police in North Plainfield, New Jersey, on the afternoon of October 4, asking them to investigate a report of a missing woman, whose cellphone had been traced to West Water Street. Police said the matter remained under investigation. SAG ... 16 Oct 2021 by Staff Writer
Martin Perez-Jax, 28, of Westhampton Beach was charged with misdemeanor DWI on October 9. Quogue Village Police were alerted to be on the lookout for a car that had left the scene of an accident in Westhampton Beach. They located the driver on Montauk Highway just after 11:30 p.m., his carâ€™s brake lights out and windshield fractured. He failed roadside sobriety texts, police said. Anthony Vicente-Gonzalez, 30, of Westhampton Beach was charged with misdemeanor DWI after he nearly clipped the mirror of a Quogue Village Police car that was stopped on the side of Montauk Highway just after 12:30 a.m. ... by Staff Writer
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