From time to time, Riverhead Police Officer Byron Perez glances over at the badge on the shoulder of his police uniform. It’s the seal of the Riverhead Town Police Department, the force of the only home Mr. Perez has ever known.
Since he was a child, Mr. Perez dreamed of joining that department. Now 31 years old, he said it’s hard to believe he’s making history as a Riverhead cop. READ
A Riverhead woman faces felony possession of stolen property charges after she was allegedly used a victim’s credit and debit cards at a local grocery store. READ
Police are seeking the public’s help to find out who vandalized a bus shelter on Route 58 Tuesday night.
Following a trend within Suffolk County, Riverhead’s town police are generally paid about 30 percent more than the state average for town police, according to data released this week by Albany think tank The Empire Center.
A coastal flood advisory has been issued through 6 a.m. tomorrow by the National Weather Service, with a coastal flood watch in effect until tomorrow afternoon, according to a Riverhead Police Department news release.
The Riverhead Police Department collected more than 100 pounds of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications during a “drug take-back” day Saturday.
Felony and misdemeanor charges against the Rocky Point woman who had been accused of skimming nearly $2,000 from the Jamesport Post Office in 2014 have been dropped. READ
A guy walks into a bar and steals some beer.
Change ‘bar’ to ‘brewery’ and you have a scenario that occurred in Riverhead recently, according to police. (more…)