A Riverhead woman driving stolen vehicles led police on a daring chase from Southampton Town into Riverhead, causing multiple accidents along the way, and escaped custody at Peconic Bay Medical Center following her initial arrest Saturday afternoon, according to New York State police. READ
For the second time in 16 months, a vehicle slammed into the Route 58 Pizza Hut in Riverhead near the traffic circle. READ
Update, 2:20 p.m: A Stony Brook University Hospital spokesman said Daniel Turano is listed in fair condition as of 2 p.m.
Original Story: A Wading River man suffered serious head and back injuries in a crash early Saturday morning that involved a drunken driver, Riverhead Town police said. READ
A 59-year-old man was struck by a car while walking in the travel portion of westbound Route 58 just east of Harrison Avenue Friday evening. READ
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police are seeking the public’s help to identify the suspect who robbed Wading River Smoke Shop last Tuesday.
Update, Sept. 15: The Flanders man injured in Tuesday’s crash in Ridge has died, and the driver who was allegedly high on drugs at the time of the crash will face upgraded charges, authorities said. READ
A 19-year-old Amityville man who pleaded guilty to killing another Amityville man, dumping the body in Manorville and setting it on fire was sentenced to 23 years to life in prison at a court appearance last week. READ
A Queens man was arrested on felony charges Wednesday after police caught him fleeing a Sound Avenue farmstand he reportedly burglarized, according to a Riverhead Town police press release.