10/14/14 3:59pm
10/14/2014 3:59 PM
Paul Allen mug shot (Credit: Riverhead police department)

Paul Allen mug shot (Credit: Riverhead police department)

A Roosevelt man was arrested Tuesday after police tracked him down for passing a counterfeit $100 bill at a store in Wading River in July 2013, according to a police news release.

Paul Allen, 24, was charged with felony criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly spending the bill at Pool Palace on July 13, 2013.

He was arraigned in Riverhead town court and released on his own recognizance.

10/14/14 2:30pm

• An unlicensed Riverhead man was caught swerving across the road while driving drunk in Flanders Saturday, Oct. 4, police said.

A Southampton Town police officer spotted Jose Martinez-Hernandez, 31, around 1:15 a.m. changing lanes on County Route 105 without signaling, then driving into the curb on the left and right sides of the roadway, according to a police report. (more…)

10/11/14 3:00pm
10/11/2014 3:00 PM

A state audit of the Flanders Fire Districts finances found no discrepancies in the money paid out by the district, but warned that district procedures and records weren’t “adequate” to prevent errors or irregularities.

The district says they have already changed their policies to comply with all of the state’s suggestions.

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10/11/14 8:28am
The scene Saturday morning on East Avenue in Riverhead near where a 19-year-old was shot twice. (Credit: Rachel Young)

The scene Saturday morning on East Avenue in Riverhead near where a 19-year-old man was shot twice. (Credit: Rachel Young)

UPDATE: The 19-year-old Riverhead man who police said was shot twice in the back Friday night as he was walking home on East Avenue is in critical condition at Stony Brook University Medical Center, a hospital spokesperson said Saturday afternoon.

ORIGINAL STORY: A 19-year-old Riverhead man was shot twice in the back Friday night as he was walking home on East Avenue, Riverhead police said.

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