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A new Suffolk County law to impose a $4 parking fee starting at 5 p.m. each night at , and County beaches is being met by fierce opposition by members of the East End Supervisors and Mayors Association and local families who had previously enjoyed free nights at the beaches.
On Wednesday, the organization of leaders voted unanimously to oppose the parking fee, which was brought to a vote by County Executive Steve Bellone at the June 19 Suffolk County Legislative session in an effort to generate funds for the county. It was approved 12 to 5.
A 21-year-old resident of the Shinnecock Reservation in Southampton was charged with second-degree assault, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor, after he stabbed another man in the abdomen, according to police.
New York State police said that Daquan Eleazer turned himself in shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday to the police barracks in Riverside, for a that occurred that day at 10:30 a.m. on the reservation. Eleazer stabbed a 31-year-old male Shinnecock resident during a physical altercation that started over the ownership of property, then fled the scene, according to police.
tacked on a felony charge to their case against Kimberly Delrio, who police said led them in . But she wasn't in court on Wednesday to find out.
Delrio failed to appear for her arraignment at , which last she knew was for misdemeanors and traffic violations.
The 22-year-old East Hampton woman was behind the wheel of a Hyundai Elantra that police pulled over for allegedly speeding through East Hampton Village on May 24 at about 8:30 p.m. When an officer approached the vehicle Frederic Stephens jumped out and said he had been shot. He soon got back into the car and it took off, leading police on a chase for 11 miles to Southampton Hospital.
Police have not yet identified the truck driver who died after an accident involving an overturned tractor trailer in Calverton on Tuesday.
According to Riverhead Town Police Lieutenant David Lessard, an unidentified male driver in a 2011 Mack trailer carrying sand was heading northbound on Edwards Avenue when the vehicle went out of control and crossed into the southbound lane, sideswiping a 2008 Subaru.
After their budget failed to pass in May, budget passed Tuesday night by a vote of 173 yes, 142 no. Absentee ballots, 26 total, came out exactly even, 13 to 13.