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05/03/17 3:31pm

A Riverhead Town police officer was taken to Stony Brook Medical Center after his vehicle was struck by another car Wednesday afternoon, according to a police press release.

The officer, who wasn’t identified in the release, was driving near the intersection of Roanoke Avenue and Reeves Avenue in Riverhead around noon when another vehicle crashed into the side of his police car, officials said.

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04/27/17 9:28am
04/27/2017 9:28 AM

A woman crashed her vehicle into a tractor trailer Thursday morning after crossing the double yellow line to pass traffic on Main Road in Jamesport, authorities at the scene said.

The crash occurred near Manor Lane shortly before 8:55 a.m. when the minivan hit the westbound tractor trailer, Riverhead Town police said.

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04/15/17 5:55am

A former 7-Eleven employee reportedly stole cash from a register at the convenience store located near the Route 58 traffic circle in Riverhead and left an “I owe you” note, police said.

Charges were filed Monday around 12:15 p.m. after the thief refused to pay the store back, officials said.

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04/08/17 5:40am

While responding to an petit larceny reported by Famous Footwear around 2:30 p.m. last Tuesday, an officer reportedly observed an employee of the adjacent Bed, Bath & Beyond run from that store. The officer spoke with the employee, who said a woman had just taken several items from the store, threatening her in the process, officials said.

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