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09/24/18 6:00am

Late last month in Oklahoma, K-9 Smokey of the Nowata Police Department was killed when an intoxicated woman opened the back door of a police vehicle, allowing the dog to run into the roadway where he was struck by a truck. And in Texas earlier this month, K-9s Grunt and Neil, who were trained to track critically missing persons with dementia for the Refugio County Sheriff’s Office, were strangled to death by a suspect they were tracking. READ

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09/23/18 5:56am

Southampton Town police arrested a Flanders man Saturday under Leandra’s Law.

Melvin Velasquez, 25, was stopped near Bellows Pond Road in Hampton Bays at approximately 11:07 p.m. He was found to be intoxicated and had a child in the vehicle.

Police did not say how old the child was, but Leandra’s Law makes it an automatic felony to drive drunk in New York with a child under the age of 16. READ

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09/22/18 5:54am

A State Liquor Authority inspection over the weekend resulted in arrests at two Riverhead restaurants.

Kelly Dueffert, an employee at TGI Fridays in Riverhead, and Shana Boeckmann, an employee at Perabell in Riverhead, were both charged with unlawfully dealing with a child in the first degree, a class A misdemeanor.
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09/21/18 5:16pm
09/21/2018 5:16 PM

After opening a farm stand in Calverton earlier this year, the owners of Lavender by the Bay appeared before the Riverhead Town Planning Board Thursday to seek formal site plan approval.

The owners, Susan and Serge Rozenbaum, run a successful 17-acre farm in East Marion where they grow several varieties of French and English lavender. READ