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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…)