Nicholas Soullas, 41, of Jamesport was arrested Saturday around 8:57 p.m. for first-offense driving while intoxicated, criminal possession of a controlled substance, refusal to take a breath test and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident. Mr. Soullas, who was involved in a two-car collision on Sound Avenue in Mattituck, fled the scene and was found in a nearby yard by an officer and his canine. He was determined to be intoxicated and in possession of cocaine, police said. READ
Two people were safely rescued from a Hortons Lane home when a fire broke out on the porch Thursday evening and quickly began to spread from strong winds. READ
A Greenport man who prosecutors said knowingly sold heroin laced with fentanyl that caused a fatal overdose in Riverhead was acquitted of second-degree manslaughter Thursday. READ
The Daniel Gale Sotheby’s office on Love Lane in Mattituck was damaged late Wednesday night by a minor fire in the basement. The cause was determined to be electrical, according to Carol Szynaka, the East End sales manager. READ
A Southold Fire Department ambulance and fire chief’s vehicle collided while responding to an alarm Sunday around 11 a.m., according to reports. The collision occurred near Waterview Drive, north of Main Bayview Road in Southold. READ
While dining last Friday afternoon with her son, Kevin, Angela Brown raised her cell phone and took a candid photo of the young man.
It was a quiet moment shared between a proud mother and her 27-year-old son, who glanced down at his hands and let out a bit of a smile as the shutter sounded.
“His smile lit up a room,” Ms. Brown said in a telephone call from her home in Connecticut Wednesday. “He was quiet, but full of love.”
Hours after that photograph was taken, Mr. Brown, a father of a 2-year-old daughter, lost his life in a tragic accident on Fishers Island. READ
The attorney for Lashawn Lawrence, the Greenport man accused of leading a drug ring that laced heroin with fentanyl, said Wednesday that there is “no direct line” of evidence to prove his client sold the drugs that caused the fatal overdose of 50-year-old Lawrence Yaccarino of Riverhead on Sept. 19, 2018. (more…)
A young Greenport girl was killed Tuesday night in a T-bone crash at the intersection of Route 48 and Chapel Lane, Southold Town police said. READ
A 40-foot boat sank in Noyack Bay southwest of Shelter Island Tuesday afternoon, according to Southold Town police and a witness. Four people were aboard and no injuries were reported, police said. READ
An East End DWI Task Force operation in Southold Town Saturday night into Sunday on Labor Day weekend resulted in five arrests, according to Southold Town police. READ