A 33-year-old unlicensed Riverhead woman was arrested on a drug charge after being stopped on Osborne Avenue last Monday, State police said.
There were 272 cases on the docket in Riverhead Town Justice Allen Smith’s court, Aug. 25-27. The following are among those adjudicated. (more…)
The scene of a home invasion Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Carrie Miller)
Southampton Police say an armed man busted into a Northampton home yesterday afternoon and demanded cash and drugs before fleeing the scene, and remains at large after police could not track him down despite a K-9 and helicopter search. (more…)
An Aquebogue woman was arrested last night on a drunk driving charge after she was stopped for a traffic violation. (more…)
Tight quarters heading into and out of Riverhead Town Justice Court makes Police Chief David Hegermiller and Town Supervisor Sean Walter believe that arming court officers with guns would not be safe. Others think it would make the court safer. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Riverhead Town’s Justice Court isn’t as safe as it should be, elected town officials say.
They maintain that the hallways in the Howell Avenue building — which also serves as police department headquarters — aren’t wide enough and that the courtroom is too close to the building’s entrance.
“It’s very tight up there,” said Police Chief David Hegermiller. “It’s very confined quarters. It’s very makeshift.” (more…)
Stephen Schumejda (Credit: New York State Police)
A 2001 Riverhead High School graduate has been charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his girlfriend — the mother of his two children — in upstate New York, according to state police.
A Flanders man reported being robbed of $2,500 in cash last Tuesday night on Priscilla Avenue in Flanders.
The victim told police that two unknown men displayed small handguns at about 10 p.m. and forcibly removed the money from him, according to police. (more…)
Tarell Holloway mug shot. (Credit: Riverhead Town police)
A Riverhead man previously arrested for choking a woman during a fight in June is now facing felony grand larceny charges in connection with a car theft and another larceny on East Main Street last month, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)