Police responded to a report of two males fighting at Southold High School last Wednesday around 3 p.m., police said. A Southold man said another Southold man grabbed him by the neck and threw him to the ground. The alleged attacker responded to headquarters and was arrested after a request was made to press charges, police said. READ
The Town of Southold was awarded with the American Automobile Association’s Platinum Award in the Northeast’s Community Traffic Safety Awards Program in October.
“It means a lot to us because it’s from a combination of different programs that we participate in all year long with AAA,” Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley said. READ
An underage drinking operation led to two arrests at local businesses.
New York State Police, with the assistance of the New York State Liquor Authority, conducted the operation in Southold Town Nov. 29. Two businesses were cited for selling alcoholic beverages to an undercover state police operative under the age of 21. READ
A Mastic man was arraigned on charges of criminal possession of a weapon and assault for his role in a shooting early Friday morning that injured a Greenport teenager. READ
Update (5 p.m.): Two suspects were arraigned in connection to the shooting. Read more here.
Update (3:30 p.m.): The teenager shot early Friday morning is listed as stable, alert and responsive, according to a message from Superintendent David Gamberg. READ
A Riverhead man has been arrested following an alleged slashing that took place early Saturday morning at The Loose Caboose Pub on Railroad Avenue, New York State police said. READ
A Sunday afternoon fire damaged an Orient home. No one was injured. READ
William Mokus, 25, of Orient was arrested for driving while intoxicated Saturday around 1:21 a.m. on Route 25 in Greenport after he was stopped for speeding, according to Southold Town police. READ
Property owners in Calverton, Baiting Hollow, Flanders and Greenport were among the victims of an illegal dumping ring that advertised “free screened clean fill” in places like Craigslist. But ultimately the victims were left with solid waste that often contained toxic and acutely hazardous materials like arsenic, lead and mercury. READ
A Manorville man was issued several summonses after hunting in Cutchogue without a license, police reports said. READ