A wrap-up of the week's news across the five East End towns.
Astudent has been suspended, according to school officials, after reports surfaced that he made a list of peers he intended to kill.
The names of more than 20 fellow students made up the "kill list," which a friend discovered while sitting with the boy at lunch, according to a News 12 report.
The student was suspended and taken for a medical evaluation, police told News 12.
A driver who , had a blood alcohol three-and-a-half times the legal limit, according to toxicology results released by the Riverhead Police.
Julio Velez, a 50-year-old Mastic man, died around 8 p.m. on Saturday April 7 when police said he was driving eastbound on Route 58, just east of the Wal-Mart shopping plaza, and crossed into the westbound lane. He hit a 2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara head-on and was pronounced dead at the scene.
In an effort to raise cash to fund community projects and scholarships, the Hampton Bays Civic Association has created a new family-friendly event that is being modeled after a , held in the Village of Quogue last summer.
A 20-year-old, and the woman who drove him to the hospital has been including fleeing police and reckless driving.
Frederic Stephens Jr. underwent surgery on Friday for his wounds. Police are investigating the incident.
Stephens was driven to the hospital by a woman shortly before 9 p.m. on Thursday, requiring the pursuit of five police cars.
"This was definitely a pursuit and definitely a dangerous pursuit," East Hampton Village Police Chief Jerry Larsen said.
Suffolk District Attorney Thomas Spota said Friday that two convicted drug dealers are being released from prison as a result of an ongoing review of more than 100 arrests by an officer who belonged to the 's now-defunct street crimes unit.
While Spota said his office has gathered information that affects the credibility of the unnamed officer, two published reports and a source familiar with the matter claim a member of the street crimes unit was addicted to drugs.
Southampton Town Police Chief William Wilson, who disbanded the street crimes unit after taking the helm of the department one year ago, has said the unit lacked administrative oversight. And recently, Lt. James Kiernan, the supervisor of the unit, was at Wilson's recommendation, though the reason for his suspension was not disclosed.