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12/25/16 6:00am

Byron Perez

Highlights of the good work conducted this year by the Riverhead Town Police Department include rescuing a sleeping man from a burning mobile home, helping a group of stranded teenagers and hiring its first full-time cop of Hispanic heritage.

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12/23/16 5:50am

Riverhead Cops police Headquarters

A Riverhead man was arrested Sunday night after reportedly threatening his roommate with a knife, police said. James Payne, 49, allegedly grabbed a knife from a butcher’s block in the kitchen, pointed the knife at the victim and said, “I’m going to chop you up to pieces. You’re not going to make it through the night,” the report states.

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