The year 2015 began in grisly fashion for the Riverhead Police Department: a double-murder/suicide occurred in Wading River, shocking the community, and a string of armed robberies in stores and banks soon took place in downtown Riverhead and elsewhere.
The Riverhead community was shocked when Demitri Hampton, a well-liked Suffolk Community College student, was murdered in a Riverside home during a botched burglary in January 2013. His killers remained on the run for nearly two years. READ
State police arrested a Manorville woman Tuesday for driving while impaired by drugs and violating Leandra’s Law, according to a police press release.
A man who was robbed near the Riverhead train station has decided not to press charges after the suspects agreed to return his money, according to a Riverhead Town police press release.
New York State Police arrested clerks at two delis in Flanders, as well as a clerk at a Southampton gas station, in an underage alcohol sting on Wednesday after authorities said they sold beer illegally to undercover cops.