12/10/14 11:45am
12/10/2014 11:45 AM

A Riverhead motorist who drove around a road closure sign following Tuesday’s nor’easter had to be rescued after his vehicle started floating into bay waters, Southampton Town Police said.

Michael Andriole, 63, was driving a Mercedes Benz SUV westbound on Dune Road in the Town of Southampton when he went around the barricades at about 12:25 p.m., according to a report.

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12/09/14 3:00pm
12/09/2014 3:00 PM
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Sunday bus service ridership is most popular on the S92.

A Mastic man allegedly hopped on the S92 bus headed to Orient after stealing money from a woman. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)

A Mastic man found out the hard way that public transportation isn’t necessarily the best getaway vehicle.

A Calverton woman told police that a man slapped her in the face and stole $45 from her hand last Thursday morning at the County Center bus stop in Riverside, according to Southampton Town police.  (more…)

11/15/14 10:43am
11/15/2014 10:43 AM
Two accidents were reported on County Road 51 early Saturday morning. (Credit: Google Maps)

Two accidents were reported on County Road 51 early Saturday morning. (Credit: Google Maps)

A Cutchogue woman crashed into an unoccupied Southampton Town police car early Saturday morning on a closed roadway in Manorville as police and firefighters were responding to a single-car accident that seriously injured a Manorville man, Southampton Town police said. (more…)

11/09/14 7:55am
11/09/2014 7:55 AM

A Hampton Bays woman was arrested Sunday on drug charges in Riverside, Southampton Town police said.

Tamara Thomas, 35, was in possession of crack cocaine and heroin during a traffic stop at 1:15 a.m. on Lake Avenue, police said.

Ms. Thomas was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, officials said.

She will be arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court, police said.