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Hoping to address the problem of illegally overcrowded residences, East Hampton Councilwoman Theresa Quigley recently floated the idea of adding a list of conditions (things like several mailboxes or numerous cars registered to seemingly unrelated people) to the town code that would make it easier for enforcement officers to go before a judge and obtain a search warrant to enter a house. However, much like her hopes for a new bathing beach on Napeague, the suggestion was basically DOA. "I don’t think any action the board could take is going to influence the judge's decision process," according to a town attorney, "A judge is going to be very careful ? this is a very invasive procedure." After learning the bad news, the ever-quotable Ms. Quigley's frustration was evident: "I hope the public is aware of how difficult it is to deal with this problem. I give up on working on anything in this town." [EH Star]