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05/13/17 5:55am

A man reported he walked out of his home on Newton Avenue in Riverhead around 12:40 p.m. Friday with his peach-faced lovebird on his shoulder and the bird flew away, officials said. Police searched the area but didn’t locate the missing bird, the report stated.

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05/11/17 6:00am
05/11/2017 6:00 AM

Fourth-grader Jenifer Ponce sat with classmates at Roanoke Avenue Elementary School in October, listening as members of the Riverhead Fire Department taught them how to handle an emergency call.

Bill Sanok, the department’s public information officer, shared the story of a young girl whose 911 call helped save a life two years ago, when a fire broke out in a first-floor apartment on Middle Road in Riverhead.

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05/10/17 11:19am

Update (May 17): Isaiah Little returned to Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead on Saturday, according to a Riverhead police press release issued Wednesday.

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Riverhead police are seeking the public’s help to locate a teenager who has been reported missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead, according to a police press release issued Wednesday.

Isaiah Little, 15, has been missing since May 1, officials said.

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05/09/17 4:55pm
05/09/2017 4:55 PM

The defendant in a fatal 2013 Flanders home invasion accepted a plea agreement Tuesday after his attorney learned that a prosecutor had failed to turn over more than 100 pages of notes related to the investigations — including evidence that others had confessed to the murder.  READ

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05/07/17 5:45am

An unlicensed Flanders man was caught driving drunk early Monday morning on Flanders Road and his passenger was arrested on drug charges, according to a Southampton Town police report.

Jorge Cabrera, 35, was pulled over around 3 a.m. for failing to maintain his lane and driving with a broken rear passenger tail light, officials said.

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05/06/17 5:40am

Gerald Crenshaw was arrested for stealing a cellphone and four game controllers from Target last Thursday, according to a Riverhead police report.

A Target employee said Mr. Crenshaw, 33, tried to remove the items, valued at $400, around 3:30 p.m. from the Old Country Road store without paying, officials said.

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