The New York State Police barracks in Riverside will close its front door and no longer post a trooper at the front desk, possibly by the end of this month, according Major Joseph Tripodo, the commanding officer of Troop L, which covers all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. READ
A Calverton man was arrested Saturday on felony DWI charges for allegedly driving drunk with his 2-year-old daughter in his vehicle, New York State police said in a press release. READ
A Riverhead man with a revoked license was caught driving a car with stolen license plates last Thursday, according to a New York State Police press release. READ
State troopers arrested a 22-year-old Flanders man Saturday after he was allegedly caught driving drunk. READ
In an effort to crack down on drunk driving this St. Patrick’s Day weekend, New York State Police are stepping up patrols on area roads. (more…)
A pair of arrests were made in Riverhead during a Super Bowl Sunday underage alcohol sting, New York State police said. (more…)
New York State Police reported the following arrests Jan. 12 through Jan. 18:
• Steven Skiba of Flanders, 52, was arrested on charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. On Jan. 15, state police said Mr. Skiba was stopped for speeding while he was driving northbound on Route 24 in Flanders. Following an investigation, he was arrested.
• A 39-year-old Riverhead man was arrested on Jan. 17 on a charge of driving while intoxicated. According to police, Juan Cojon-Canteo was stopped for multiple vehicle and traffic violations while traveling westbound on E. Main Street west of County Road 58.
Clerks at three stores in Flanders and Riverhead were arrested Wednesday during an “Underage Drinker Enforcement Action” in Southampton and Riverhead towns Wednesday, state police said. (more…)