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06/14/16 3:06pm


Riverhead Town police are looking for two men who removed numerous items — including commercial mowers, weed wackers, hedge trimmers, backpack blowers and chainsaws — from Owen Brothers Landscape Design in Baiting Hollow early Wednesday morning.  READ

04/01/15 10:29am
04/01/2015 10:29 AM

Police arrested Katarina Bennett, Jason Scott and Marquis Nolan. (Credit: Riverhead police)

Police arrested three people around 1 a.m. on Tuesday after they said they were caught with a variety of stolen goods — from laptops, to surveying equipment, to fishing gear — that were picked up after a rash of break-ins in the Riverhead-Calverton areas.  (more…)

01/12/15 9:45am
01/12/2015 9:45 AM
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.


04/21/14 3:29pm
04/21/2014 3:29 PM

Southampton Police station (Credit: Paul Squire)

A Shirley man who had been caring for two elderly Riverside residents is now charged with stealing and using their credit cards.

Southampton Town Police investigated a March 18 incident at Riverwoods mobile home park on Riverleigh Avenue in Riverside, where they said two elderly people reported that their cards had been used without their authorization. (more…)

09/17/13 12:02pm
09/17/2013 12:02 PM

RiverheadPD HQ - Summer - 500A former Walmart employee was arrested on a warrant last Tuesday after stealing from the Riverhead store several months earlier, Riverhead Town police said.

Lashone Artis, 41, of Westhampton removed $2,310 cash from a register sometime between Feb. 2. and Feb. 15., according to a report.

Ms. Artis was arrested and charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony, at police headquarters, police said.

She was released on $1,000 bail, and is due back in court Oct. 22., officials said.