06/14/15 10:48am
06/14/2015 10:48 AM
Parvez Ahmad. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Parvez Ahmad. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Shah Nadeemul Hasan. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Shah Nadeemul Hasan. (Credit: Riverhead Town Police Department)

Clerks at two local stores were busted Saturday in a police sting operation that found the clerks sold alcohol to minors, Riverhead Town police said.

The Riverhead Town Police Departments C.O.P.E. Unit conducted a New York State Liquor Authority compliance check at 24 establishments, officials said.

Two of those stores were found to be in violation of selling alcohol to patrons under the age of 21, police said.

Parvez Ahmad, 50, of Medford was arrested at the 7-Eleven gas station on Route 58 in Riverhead, officials said.

Shah Nadeemul Hasan, 42, of Middle Island was arrested at Valero on Route 25A in Wading River, officials said.

Both men were charged with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child, police said.

05/30/15 12:19pm
05/30/2015 12:19 PM
The driver of this overturned vehicle on Route 25 escaped serious harm Saturday afternoon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

The driver of this overturned vehicle on Main Road escaped serious harm late Saturday morning. (Credit: Paul Squire)

A driver barreled through a row of potted plants at a Main Road nursery in Aquebogue Saturday morning before crashing into a tree and flipping his SUV, Riverhead Town police said.

The man walked away with only a cut on his hand, police said. No one else was hurt in the crash, said Sgt. Thomas Lessard.  (more…)