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02/14/19 5:57am
02/14/2019 5:57 AM

As technology evolves, so does the way distressed boaters seek help.

In lieu of traditional VHF radios, boaters frequently turn to dialing 911 when an emergency arises, especially when close to shore where a cell signal is still strong. That has, at times, led to poor communication between different departments coordinating a rescue and delayed notification to the U.S. Coast Guard, according to Joe Frohnhoefer III, CEO of Sea Tow, based in Southold. READ

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02/03/19 6:00am
02/03/2019 6:00 AM

Registration is now open for the 2019 Suffolk County Police Test, which is offered every four years.

During a work session Tuesday, Supervisor Scott Russell said the town is planning on advertising the exam, which is slated for June 15. READ

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01/30/19 7:00pm

Speaking with Southold police investigators in March 2018, shortly before the remains of a Cutchogue woman missing for more than 50 years were discovered, the former wife of the suspected killer revealed that she had told one person about the murder: the man who had been chief of police when it occurred.  READ

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01/28/19 12:22pm
01/28/2019 12:22 PM

For the second time in two years, Southold Town Police Officer John Crosser received his department’s Officer of the Year award for his role in a water rescue, according to Police Chief Martin Flatley. 

The award was announced and presented to Mr. Crosser at Friday’s police awards ceremony at the Sea Star Ballroom in Riverhead. The ceremony is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Southampton, which originally recognized only Southampton police officers but later expanded the awards to include all East End departments.  READ

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01/19/19 6:00am
01/19/2019 6:00 AM

Rene Titi-Chamle, 27, of Peconic was arrested for driving while intoxicated Saturday around 8:33 p.m. after he was observed speeding and failing to maintain his lane of travel on Route 48 in Mattituck, police said. There was also an open bottle of alcohol in the vehicle and he was driving without a license, according to Southold Town police. READ