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12/23/16 5:50am

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A Riverhead man was arrested Sunday night after reportedly threatening his roommate with a knife, police said. James Payne, 49, allegedly grabbed a knife from a butcher’s block in the kitchen, pointed the knife at the victim and said, “I’m going to chop you up to pieces. You’re not going to make it through the night,” the report states.


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12/10/16 6:55am

Jamie Mendez, 33, address not disclosed, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child last Tuesday afternoon at Riverhead High School, officials said. Police notified Child Protective Services, the report states. Police declined to provide any additional information about the investigation. READ

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12/03/16 8:50am

Riverhead police arrested a woman for driving while ability impaired in Riverhead Saturday.

Kayla Gates left the scene of a crash on Roanoke Avenue around 12:55 a.m., police said. No injuries were reported in the incident, only property damage. During an ensuing investigation, police also found marijuana, they said.