05/06/15 6:24am
Shawn K. McAvoy, 31 of Mattituck. (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)

Shawn K. McAvoy, 31 of Mattituck. (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)

A suspected robber was nabbed Tuesday afternoon when he allegedly used a credit card at a downtown Riverhead store shortly after stealing it from a car parked in the municipal parking lot north of East Main Street, Riverhead police said. (more…)

05/05/15 7:00pm
05/05/2015 7:00 PM

An unlicensed driver from Riverside was driving drunk at nearly double the speed limit Sunday on Sunrise Highway, state police said.

Terence Fuentes, 43, was caught driving 104 mph on the highway in Hampton Bays, police said. The speed limit there is 55 mph.

After he was pulled over, police determined he was intoxicated, officials said.

Mr. Fuentes was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed driving and speeding, police said.

He was arraigned in Southampton Town Court and held without bail in county jail, officials said.


05/02/15 10:30am
05/02/2015 10:30 AM
Jaqulynn Vaughn (Credit: Riverhead Police)

Jaqulynn Vaughn (Credit: Riverhead Police)

Update: A woman with multiple prostitution arrests, Jaqulynn Vaughn was held on $25,000 bail at an arraignment in Riverhead Town Justice Court Saturday morning before Judge Allen Smith following an assault Friday.

The 26-year-old did not make bail and was being held at the Suffolk County Jail. She’s due back in court in Monday.  (more…)