In the wake of a rash of car break-ins in Flanders and a fatal shooting that occurred two nights ago in neighboring Riverside, local civic groups are planning to head to next week’s Town Board meeting and tell their elected officials something: They have had enough. READ
A 26-year-old man was airlifted after his vehicle flipped over near the end of the Long Island Expressway Wednesday night, according to a Riverhead Town police press release.
Ten pumpkins were damaged along with three sections of fence and corn maze at Harbes Family Farm on Main Road in Jamesport Friday morning, according to Riverhead Town police.
Southampton Town police arrested a 28-year-old man with a history of arrests on a criminal contempt charge last Thursday in Riverside.
A man who was arrested last week on a robbery charge was arrested again on Tuesday. This time he’s charged with felony sex abuse, robbery, and unlawful imprisonment. READ
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A 25-year-old man was injured during an attempted mugging near Pulaski Street School in Riverhead early Saturday morning, Riverhead Town police said, and authorities are now investigating to find the attackers. (more…)
Guardian Angels members spent their patrol introducing themselves to the public and handing out informational pamphlets. (Credit: Guardian Angels)
The Angels stood their ground, and the panhandlers near the Riverhead train station “scattered.”
So said Benjamin Garcia, the patrol director for the NYC Guardian Angels, an anti-crime group that took to the downtown area for patrols Wednesday afternoon into the night. (more…)
A Riverhead police officer walks the beat downtown on Monday night. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Editor’s note: This story was published in Thursday’s paper, before an arrest was made in relation to the downtown robberies.
On Monday morning, Francine Smith was walking past the Suffolk Theater, newly purchased gift in hand. It’s a route along Main Street she’s familiar with, having lived in Riverhead for the past 17 years.
But once the sun sets, she’ll be back inside. She and her husband don’t want to risk going out, she said.
“I wouldn’t come down here at nights, to be honest,” Ms. Smith said. (more…)