Police have identified the person who was found dead on an Aquebogue farm last Friday night as a man who lived close by and was involved in a car crash not far from his home earlier that same day. (more…)
An East Hampton man was arrested for using a fake license to register a car with the Department of Motor Vehicles, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
An SUV car skidded off Sound Avenue around 10:30 and hit a telephone pole near Horton Avenue, sending the car’s passengers to the hospital. (more…)
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the person who broke into a restaurant in Wading River last month. (more…)
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Police Department detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify and locate the man they believe used counterfeit money to purchase a gift card at a store on Route 58 in Riverhead last month. (more…)
UPDATE: A voice message from Carl Semmler, principal of Bishop McGann-Mercy High School, said the teen arrested yesterday in relation to a bomb threat was a school student who will no longer be going to the school.
The message, sent to families of students who attend the school, said the teen “admitted to placing a threatening note on the rear windshield of a car parked in the school lot.”
The message went on to state that “the student will no longer be attending our school. Please know the safety of our students is always at the forefront of our efforts.”
After four bomb threats were reported at Bishop McGann-Mercy and Riverhead High Schools in the month of January, a $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the people responsible for the threats. (more…)
Riverhead Police Officer Christopher Burns already had his department’s “officer of the year” award in the bag by Dec. 29, according to Police Chief David Hegermiller, who makes the choice.
But on the night of Dec. 29, Mr. Burns added the icing to the cake when he helped rescue a man who had fallen into the icy waters of the Peconic River. (more…)