Suffolk County police’s homicide and arson squads are looking into the death of a man whose body was found burning in the woods in Manorville.
Investigators haven’t identified the body yet, and a news release sent early Friday made no mention of the man’s cause of death. READ
A 30-year-old Riverhead woman was charged with petit larceny last Tuesday afternoon at TJ Maxx on Route 58.
Police say Kelyn Guillen removed assorted children’s clothing from the store without paying and was caught by a store employee, who held her until police arrived. READ
Two men charged with robbing a man at knifepoint Sunday night on Railroad Avenue pleaded not guilty to felony charges in Riverhead Town court Monday morning.
• A Riverhead man reported being assaulted by an unknown man outside a home on Union Avenue in Riverhead at about 1:33 a.m. on Sept. 26. READ
A trio of men are being held in county jail after two of them tried to buy a Ford pickup truck in Riverhead using “fraudulent” identification Friday afternoon, then ran from police while a third was waiting in a nearby vehicle, according to a Riverhead police news release. READ
A Riverhead man was arrested Monday night after police said he stole $25 from a man who was about to give him $2 as charity. READ
A Riverhead landlord has been accused of breaking into his renters’ apartment on Middle Road just after midnight Saturday and scratching the man with a 30-inch-long piece of metal, Riverhead Town police said. READ
A 25-year-old Riverhead woman was arrested on endangering the welfare of a child charges Friday after she allegedly left her 4-year-old daughter home alone while she went out “socializing,” according to Riverhead Town police. (more…)