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01/26/15 1:27pm
The scene of a fire at the county center in Riverside on Monday. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

The scene of a fire at the county center in Riverside on Monday. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

Riverhead firefighters were called to the County Center in Riverside, where a building was evacuated about 12:50 p.m. Monday after a second-story fire broke out.

Though the fire was contained to a small area and brought quickly under control, Riverhead Fire Department Chief Joseph Raynor said “there was quite a lot of water damage.” (more…)

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01/26/15 12:25pm

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Felony charges including attempted rape and criminal possession of a weapon against a 30-year-old Wading River man are set to be dismissed, following an “extensive” follow-up investigation into the incident, prosecutors revealed Monday.

Southampton Town police arrested Richard Rause, 30, for allegedly attacking a 30-year-old woman near a lake at the Wildwood Town Park located at on Lake Ave in Northampton about 2:15 p.m. Jan. 14.

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01/22/15 8:08am
(Credit: Crime Stoppers photo)

(Credit: Crime Stoppers photo)

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in a Main Road burglary on Jan. 13.

Sometime between 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. at least one suspect entered MCN Distributors warehouse, located at 121 Main Road, and stole assorted air conditioning equipment by loading it into a box truck (pictured above). The truck was then driven to another location, where the stolen items were removed from the truck, according to a release.

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01/21/15 8:00am
01/21/2015 8:00 AM

Two Flanders men, one described by police as a gang member, were arrested at their Cypress Avenue home last Thursday following an investigation into cocaine sales in the area, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s East End Drug Task Force, which made the arrests in conjunction with the Southampton Town Police Emergency Services Unit and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit.

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