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06/24/17 5:55am

A Riverside man was arrested for drug possession in Riverhead Saturday.

Jose Maysonet, 51, was seen smoking a marijuana cigarette in Grangebel Park around 3:55 p.m., police said, and was arrested for fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a misdemeanor.

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05/20/17 5:55am

Riverhead Town Police arrested a Southold man on a grand larceny charge in Riverhead May 6.

Richard Jensen, 39, showed up at a Fairway Avenue house uninvited around 2:05 a.m., talked to the homeowner for about a minute and then stated “I gotta go” and quickly left the house, according to a police report.

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05/13/17 5:55am

A man reported he walked out of his home on Newton Avenue in Riverhead around 12:40 p.m. Friday with his peach-faced lovebird on his shoulder and the bird flew away, officials said. Police searched the area but didn’t locate the missing bird, the report stated.

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05/06/17 5:40am

Gerald Crenshaw was arrested for stealing a cellphone and four game controllers from Target last Thursday, according to a Riverhead police report.

A Target employee said Mr. Crenshaw, 33, tried to remove the items, valued at $400, around 3:30 p.m. from the Old Country Road store without paying, officials said.

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04/29/17 5:55am

An unlicensed Southold man was arrested last Thursday morning after crashing his vehicle into another car and fleeing the scene on Roanoke Avenue in Riverhead, according to a Riverhead Town police report.

Lee Ragland, 30, was driving around 8:30 a.m. when the crash occurred, officials said.

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04/15/17 5:55am

A former 7-Eleven employee reportedly stole cash from a register at the convenience store located near the Route 58 traffic circle in Riverhead and left an “I owe you” note, police said.

Charges were filed Monday around 12:15 p.m. after the thief refused to pay the store back, officials said.

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04/08/17 5:40am

While responding to an petit larceny reported by Famous Footwear around 2:30 p.m. last Tuesday, an officer reportedly observed an employee of the adjacent Bed, Bath & Beyond run from that store. The officer spoke with the employee, who said a woman had just taken several items from the store, threatening her in the process, officials said.

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