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12/25/16 6:00am
12/25/2016 6:00 AM

Byron Perez

Highlights of the good work conducted this year by the Riverhead Town Police Department include rescuing a sleeping man from a burning mobile home, helping a group of stranded teenagers and hiring its first full-time cop of Hispanic heritage.

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12/23/16 5:50am

Riverhead Cops police Headquarters

A Riverhead man was arrested Sunday night after reportedly threatening his roommate with a knife, police said. James Payne, 49, allegedly grabbed a knife from a butcher’s block in the kitchen, pointed the knife at the victim and said, “I’m going to chop you up to pieces. You’re not going to make it through the night,” the report states.

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12/03/16 8:50am

Riverhead police arrested a woman for driving while ability impaired in Riverhead Saturday.

Kayla Gates left the scene of a crash on Roanoke Avenue around 12:55 a.m., police said. No injuries were reported in the incident, only property damage. During an ensuing investigation, police also found marijuana, they said.

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