05/18/15 5:06pm
05/18/2015 5:06 PM
Riverhead Police Officer Rick Anderson weighing and packaging 102 pounds of drugs collected at the Take-Back Drive-Through event. (Credit: Courtesy)

Riverhead Police Officer Rick Anderson weighing and packaging 102 pounds of drugs collected at the Take-Back Drive-Through event. (Credit: Courtesy)

The Riverhead Police Department collected 102 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter drugs at the first annual Drug Take-Back Drive-Through Event on Saturday at police department headquarters.

Coordinated by the Riverhead Community Coalition for Safe and Drug-Free Youth, the event builds on the department’s recent addition of a permanent drug drop box last August. This drop box is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. (more…)

05/09/15 10:00am
05/09/2015 10:00 AM
Georgette Case, Anne Otten and Marilyn Runyan of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented Riverhead police chief David Hegermiller a $350 check. (Credit: Riverhead police)

Georgette Case, Anne Otten and Marilyn Runyan of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented Riverhead police chief David Hegermiller a $350 check. (Credit: Riverhead police)

Members of the Suffolk County Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution presented the Riverhead Police Department a check for $350 to purchase a bulletproof vest.  (more…)

10/20/14 10:59am
10/20/2014 10:59 AM
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(Credit: Google Maps)

 

Riverhead police are investigating the apparent stabbing of a man on Lewis Street in Riverhead late Sunday.

The victim — a 43-year-old man — went to Peconic Bay Medical Center after he was stabbed in left shoulder while on Lewis Street, police said. Cops were called to the hospital about 11:40 p.m. to investigate. The man was treated for a single stab wound and released, according to a news release.

Police have not released information about the description of the attacker and said the investigation is active. No arrests have been made.

Riverhead detectives have asked anyone with information about the alleged incident to contact the department at (631) 727-4500 ext. 327. All calls will be kept confidential.

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04/07/14 8:00am
04/07/2014 8:00 AM
A Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps volunteer displays the drug Narcan, which is used to treat opiate overdoses. (Credit: Paul Squire)

A Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps volunteer displays the drug Narcan, which is used to treat opiate overdoses. (Credit: Paul Squire)

East End law enforcement officers — often the first to arrive at the scene of a heroin overdose — will now be equipped with Narcan, a life saving drug. (more…)

03/25/14 5:06pm
03/25/2014 5:06 PM
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Diana Censoprano and Spencer Stewart (Credit: Riverhead Town police)

A Selden man and woman were ordered held in county jail on felony charges for grand larceny, stolen property and endangering the welfare of a child after they allegedly stole from a Riverhead junk yard Monday night  —  and had the woman’s 8-year-old daughter help them in the robbery, Riverhead Town police said.  (more…)