Suffolk County Crime Stoppers released Thursday photos taken from surveillance footage of the June 16 armed robbery Citgo gas station on Route 58 in Riverhead.
Officers at the scene said the suspect took off with an undisclosed amount of cash in the incident, which occurred shortly before 10:45 p.m.
Three people were arrested on felony drug charges Tuesday following an East End Drug Task Force investigation in Riverhead, according to a police press release issued Wednesday night.
DNA evidence found on two murdered prostitutes doesn’t mean John Bittrolff killed the woman, it just means he had sex with them, defense attorney William Keahon said Monday in his closing statement of the murder case against Mr. Bittrolff.
The Riverhead Town Police Department will have three new members, effective June 25.
On Tuesday, the Town Board appointed Robert Sproston, Christie Smith and Christopher Pendzick as full-time officers. All had previously worked as part-time officers.
Riverhead Town police arrested six people at sobriety checkpoints throughout the town with the assistance of the East End DWI Task Force. READ
A Riverhead home that had been previously raided as part of an East End Drug Task Force investigation sustained damage from a small kitchen fire overnight, Riverhead Town police said. READ
A Flanders man was caught driving drunk early last Thursday on Long Neck Boulevard near June Avenue in Flanders, according to Southampton Town police. READ
A Riverside man was arrested for drug possession in Riverhead Saturday.
Jose Maysonet, 51, was seen smoking a marijuana cigarette in Grangebel Park around 3:55 p.m., police said, and was arrested for fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor.