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12/10/15 6:00am
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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.

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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…)