Cops and Blotters: US Attorney Investigates Cops; Massive Search for Car Thief and Bomb Threat at School

Police and crime headlines during the week of March 25.

The following is a round-up of headlines related to cops and crime this week.

1. Report: US Attorney Launches Investigation Into Southampton PD

The Feds are investigating the Southampton Town Police Department, according to a report published by Newsday Thursday.


Troopers found drugs and counterfeit bills in a vehicle they pulled over for allegedly speeding in Hampton Bays on Wednesday.

3. Car Theft in Hampton Bays Leads to Massive Search

When Stony Brook Southampton campus police officers tried to pull over a vehicle Thursday night that had been reported stolen a half hour earlier, the driver led them on a brief chase then jumped from the sedan while it was still in motion, according to police.

4. No Explosives Found Following Bomb Threat

Quogue police said Thursday afternoon that after a receiving a call in relation to a bomb threat, a canvas of Quogue Elementary School yielded no evidence of explosives on campus.

5. Cops: Man Urinates On Ex-Girlfriend's Items

Earlier this month, Southampton Town PoliceDetectives arrested a Hampton Bays man who allegedly took various items belonging to his former girlfriend and then urinated on them.

6. Crimes Nearby: Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Surveillance Related Charges

A round-up of crimes across the East End this week.

7. 'Missing' Street Crime Unit Evidence Turns Up

Evidence from the defunct Street Crime Unit of the Southampton Town Police Department that had gone missing from a secure evidence room has surfaced, according to Newsday.

8. Cops: Man Charged With DWI After Flanders Accident

A Flanders man was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated after he allegedly crossed the double yellow line and hit another vehicle in Flanders Monday, police said.

9. Incident Reports: Guns Reported Stolen From Westhampton Home

A round-up of crimes reported to Southampton Town police through March 25.

10. Southampton Police Log: Hampton Bays Man Charged With Felony After Domestic Dispute

A round-of arrests made by Southampton PD this week.

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