01/12/15 8:07pm
01/12/2015 8:07 PM
Greg Fischer. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department mugshot).

Greg Fischer. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department mugshot).

A Calverton man who previously ran for Riverhead Town Supervisor and a seat on the Riverhead school board has been charged with criminal contempt and harassment in connection with a domestic incident last week, Riverhead Town police said.

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01/12/15 3:35pm
Police said Alvah Randall Jr., 28, used a screwdriver to cut a Riverhead woman. (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)

Police said Alvah Randall Jr., 28, used a screwdriver to cut a Riverhead woman. (Credit: Riverhead Police Department)

A Jamesport man was arrested Monday for allegedly cutting a woman with a screwdriver during an argument over the weekend, Riverhead police said.

Officers said Alvah Randall Jr., 28, used a screwdriver to cut a Riverhead woman on her stomach when the two acquaintances got into a fight at Main Road house in Jamesport on Saturday afternoon.

Mr. Randall Jr. was arrested on Monday and charged with one count of assault in the 2nd degree and one count of harassment in the 2nd degree, according to Riverhead police.

Police said he is going to be arraigned Monday afternoon.

01/12/15 9:45am
Abel Neira, 25, of Riverhead. (Credit: Riverhead Police mug shot)

Abel Neira, 25, of Riverhead. (Credit: Riverhead Police mug shot)

A unlicensed Riverhead man is facing a felony grand larceny charge after stealing his roommates’s car and crashing it on Route 105 early Sunday, according to Riverhead Town police.

Abel Neira, 25, crashed a 2000 Volkswagon Jetta about 3:20 a.m. and then fled the scene, returning back to his West Main Street apartment, police said.

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01/12/15 7:31am
Credit: Suffolk County Police Department

Credit: Suffolk County Police Department

A reward of up to $5,000 has been offered for information that leads to the arrest of a man who allegedly stole $200 from the register of downtown Riverhead’s Dark Horse restaurant in September.

According to police, the man — who said he was wearing large headphones around his neck, with black and possibly red coloring with metal on the frame of the headphones — entered the restaurant sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. on Sept. 26, 2014. He removed $200 from the register, police said.

Police described the man as black and said he was wearing blue jeans with white embroidery on the rear pockets, a brown hooded jacket, and a white shirt at the time of the incident.

A reward of up to $5,000 has been offered by Suffolk County Crime Stoppers that information that leads to the suspect’s arrest. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call anonymously to 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.