01/12/15 7:31am
01/12/2015 7:31 AM
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.

12/27/14 10:07pm
12/27/2014 10:07 PM

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person or people responsible for a break-in at a Riverhead apartment sometime around the Christmas holiday.

Riverhead Town police were called to 1750 West Main Street apartment building about 7:15 p.m. Saturday, officials said. There, they were informed that sometime between Christmas Eve and Saturday, Dec. 27, someone forced open a window at the apartment and “removed assorted items” before fleeing, according to a police report.

No description of a suspect was provided by police.

Anyone with information should call 631-727-4500, ext. 302.

11/01/14 2:09am
11/01/2014 2:09 AM

Two days after Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police offered a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information about a burglary at a house in Jamesport, police say the homeowner is also offering up a “substantial cash reward” for information that leads to the return of the safe, its contents or an arrest.  (more…)

10/30/14 7:45am
10/30/2014 7:45 AM

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town police are offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information about a burglary at a house in Jamesport earlier this month.

Police say someone got into a house on Ziemacki Lane on Oct. 12 sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., according to a news release. A safe was stolen from a bedroom in the home, police said.

Riverhead Police have asked anyone with information to contact detectives at (631) 727-4500 ext. 633 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

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10/28/14 10:26am
10/28/2014 10:26 AM

Police1_BE_RRiverhead Police said that the Polish Town Deli was vandalized and burglarized on Sunday night, and are asking the public for information that could lead to an arrest.

According to police, an alarm sounded at the deli just after 3 a.m. on Sunday. Police said that upon arrival, they found that the door had been broken.

The owner of the business, which is located on Pulaski Street, reported that cash and cigarettes had been stolen from the deli.

Anyone who has information about the incident is requested to contact the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500, ext. 313.

08/18/14 12:54pm
08/18/2014 12:54 PM
Police say Steven Dohner is being held on burglary charges in connection with three alleged thefts, two in Center Moriches in June and one from Riverhead in 2013. (Credit: Google Maps)

Police say Steven Dohner is being held on burglary charges in connection with three alleged thefts, two in Center Moriches in June and one from Riverhead in 2013. (Credit: Google Maps)

A 50-year-old homeless man being held in jail for breaking into a Center Moriches liquor store twice in June has been charged with burglary in connection with a break-in at a religious music store more than a year ago, Riverhead Town police said.  (more…)

08/14/14 10:58am
08/14/2014 10:58 AM
Wells Homestead Farmstand in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Wells Homestead Farmstand in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Riverhead Police are investigating a couple of similar farmstand burglaries after Wells Homestead Farmstand was recently broken into between Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, someone entered the farmstand “via an unsecured window” between 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Detectives said that money, several drinks, and other items were stolen in the burglary, which was reported on Wednesday.

The incident shares similarities with another farmstand burglary that occurred in early July at Garden of Eve. However, police did not elaborate on how the incident was similar to the early July burglary.