East Hampton police issue multiple traffic citations, make one arrest

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EAST HAMPTON — East Hampton police issued numerous traffic citations and made one arrest between June 25 and July 2, according to a department press release.

On July 2, Douglas Lacombe, 29, of East Hampton was arrested for unlawful restraint in the second degree and disorderly conduct.

Lacombe was released on a $5,000 non-surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Middletown Superior Court at 9 a.m. on July 3.

Police issued tickets for various traffic violations, including:

– Traveling too fast for conditions
– Operating an unregistered motor vehicle
– Traveling unreasonably fast
– Failure to obey a stop sign
– Speeding

Between July 1 and July 7, officers responded to 16 medical calls, 3 motor vehicle accidents, and 12 alarms.

They also conducted 47 traffic stops during this period.

The department noted that an arrest or infraction does not indicate a conviction, and all individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in court.

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