12/29/15 9:00am


The alleged details in the case against Riverhead physician’s assistant Michael Troyan were substantial: 60,000 prescription painkillers. 20 co-conspirators. Almost $2 million in sales over a four-year period. A demand for an assault rifle as payment. READ

11/05/15 1:05pm



The investigation into Riverhead physician assistant Michael Troyan began following a complaint from a surgeon that one of his patients re-opened stitches with a pencil following a tonsillectomy because the patient was so desperate for pain pills he became addicted to while being treated by Mr. Troyan, according to documents filed in federal court Wednesday.  READ

05/14/15 7:19am
05/14/2015 7:19 AM
Jeffrey Pittman and Rasheed Manuel. (Courtesy RHPD)

Jeffrey Pittman and Rasheed Manuel. (Courtesy RHPD)

In the wake of a rash of crimes downtown over the past week, an East End Drug Task Force bust on Third Street resulted in the arrest of four men and one woman on Wednesday.

Police said “numerous neighborhood complaints about illegal narcotic activity” had been filed, resulting in an investigation and the recovery of heroin, crack and MDMA which were taken yesterday around 4:45 p.m.  (more…)