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05/13/17 5:55am

A man reported he walked out of his home on Newton Avenue in Riverhead around 12:40 p.m. Friday with his peach-faced lovebird on his shoulder and the bird flew away, officials said. Police searched the area but didn’t locate the missing bird, the report stated.

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05/10/17 11:19am

Update (May 17): Isaiah Little returned to Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead on Saturday, according to a Riverhead police press release issued Wednesday.

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Riverhead police are seeking the public’s help to locate a teenager who has been reported missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead, according to a police press release issued Wednesday.

Isaiah Little, 15, has been missing since May 1, officials said.

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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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