East Hampton Man Charged With Assault, Resisting Arrest


Brian E. Castillo, 33, of East Hampton was charged with felony counts of assault and criminal contempt, as well as misdemeanor counts of criminal mischief and resisting arrest, by East Hampton Town Police on Pantigo Road in East Hampton at 6:27 p.m. on Saturday, May 18.

According to police, he was assaulting someone in front of Suffolk County National Bank and swung at an officer who was trying to get him to stop before being wrestled to the ground.

Mr. Castillo then kicked a door and rear window in a patrol car, damaging them, according to police, who said there was an order of protection dictating that he stay away from the person he was allegedly assaulting.

Mr. Castillo was in Suffolk County jail in Riverside as of Tuesday after failing to post $70,000 cash bail.

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