Three farm workers were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center after they experienced headaches and grogginess from carbon monoxide emitted by a space heater at Wells Farm in Aquebogue Tuesday, fire officials and a farm co-owner said.
The workers were in barn that was being heated by a kerosene space heater when they began feeling ill, said farm co-owner Eric Wells. (more…)
Two Flanders men were arrested for driving while intoxicated 10 minutes apart in separate accidents at different locations in Hampton Bays Sunday morning, according to Southampton Town police. (more…)
A reward has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of a woman who robbed a Riverhead bank last week.
Last Thursday shortly after 10:30 a.m., a woman handed a teller a note at the Suffolk County National Bank branch on Second Street demanding money. She was allegedly given money and then fled the scene on foot.
According to police, the woman is described between 5-foot-2 and 5-foot-5 inches tall with a medium build and Hispanic or light-skinned black in skin color. Police said she was wearing a black jacket with a gray hooded sweatshirt underneath, with blue jeans, a black hat and sunglasses.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at 727-4500, ext. 610 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest. All calls will be kept confidential.
A Coram man was arrested in Peconic on Sunday after he led police on a pursuit between Riverhead and Southold towns, according to police press releases issued by Riverhead and Southold police departments.
• Someone removed $38,000 from a business account at a local bank, according to a police report. The money was reported missing last Friday, Riverhead Town police said. The alleged theft is under investigation, according to the report.
• About $2,000 worth of copper was stolen from Riverhead High School overnight Monday, according to a police report. Authorities said 2-by-20-foot and 3-by-20-foot lengths of copper were missing from the school. The metal was stolen sometime between 3 p.m. Monday and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
• A Mastic man was arrested for marijuana possession at an ice cream parlor in Riverhead early last Tuesday, police said. Terry Peacock, 32, was arrested after police investigated a “suspicious vehicle” about 3:19 a.m.
Mr. Peacock was charged with one misdemeanor count and one violation for marijuana possession.
• A 65-year-old Glenwood Village resident was caught driving drunk after he crashed inside the residential development last Saturday evening, police said.
Christopher Zimmermann was arrested after getting into an accident at 6:04 p.m., according to a police report. Mr. Zimmerman was brought to police headquarters and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, police said.
Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.