Joe Johnson (top) leaves court in 2012 with a lawyer. (Credit: Tim Gannon, file)
A former Phillips Avenue teacher fired this year after pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge has filed a federal lawsuit against the Riverhead School District, its superintendent, school board and several administrators.
He claims he was fired because he is black. (more…)
Officers arrested a Riverhead driver and his teen passenger late Tuesday night after the driver was caught driving drunk in Southold, police said. (more…)
A Riverhead man was arrested after he lost control of his car and crashed it on the front lawn of a Hampton bays business early Thursday morning, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
Riverhead Town police in conjunction with the East End DWI task force arrested five people Wednesday night at sobriety/safety checkpoints, police said. (more…)
A 42-year-old Riverhead man was arrested for driving drunk in Riverhead Sunday, according to a New York State police press release. (more…)
Two accidents were reported on County Road 51 early Saturday morning. (Credit: Google Maps)
A Cutchogue woman crashed into an unoccupied Southampton Town police car early Saturday morning on a closed roadway in Manorville as police and firefighters were responding to a single-car accident that seriously injured a Manorville man, Southampton Town police said. (more…)
A 30-year-old Jamesport man was arrested on a drunken driving charge early Thursday in Mattituck, Southold Town police said.
Porfirio Martinez was stopped by police about 1:20 a.m. after he was spotted crossing a double yellow line while traveling eastbound on Main Road near Elijah’s Lane, police said.
Mr. Martinez was found to be intoxicated and charged with misdemeanor DWI, police said.
He was arraigned and held on $300 cash or $1,500 bond, records show.
A Hampton Bays man was charged with two felonies early this morning after Southampton Police said he was driving drunk on Peconic Avenue in Riverside. (more…)