09/17/14 4:36pm
09/17/2014 4:36 PM
Michael Settle mug shot (credit: Riverhead police)

Michael Settle mug shot (credit: Riverhead police)

Riverhead police have identified a 20-year-old man as the burglar who allegedly broke into a riverfront restaurant and stole cash in June, according to police reports.

Michael Settle of Riverhead was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony burglary, according to a police news release. The arrest came after a police investigation into a burglary at the Turkuaz Grill on McDermott Avenue on June 20, police said.

A previous police report stated the alleged burglar took cash from the restaurant.

A Riverhead Town court clerk said Mr. Settle was held on $2,500 bail after his arraignment Wednesday. He is due back in court on Sept. 30.


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09/16/14 10:00am
09/16/2014 10:00 AM
PAUL SQUIRE PHOTO | Manorville firefighters work to dampen the property of Island Steel and Detaining Corp., as steel mill in Manorville, as flames burn to the north.

Manorville firefighters work to dampen the property of Island Steel and Detaining Corp. in 2012. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

Manorville firefighters will soon be able to refill their air tanks faster, thanks to a $57,000 federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop announced last week that the Manorville Fire District has won federal funding through the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program to purchase self-contained breathing apparatus fill stations. (more…)

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09/16/14 8:00am


A Flanders teenager refused to be arrested early Saturday and briefly escaped from an officer — though was caught before long — according to Southampton Town Police.

When an officer arrived at the scene of El Ranchero Latina, a 17-year-old was highly intoxicated and kicking the front door at the bar on Flanders Road in Flanders, yelling and cursing at the security guard, and attempting to engage him in a fight, police said. (more…)