05/16/15 11:07am
05/16/2015 11:07 AM
Brian Houpe Jr. (left) and Spencer Khashif. (Credit: Riverhead police)

Brian Houpe Jr. (left) and Spencer Khashif. (Credit: Riverhead police)

The two suspects charged in recent robberies in Riverhead were issued grand jury notices and held on bail pending another court date following their arraignments in Riverhead Town Justice Court Saturday morning.  (more…)

02/12/15 5:59am
02/12/2015 5:59 AM
The entrance to Riverhead Town Justice Court. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

The entrance to Riverhead Town Justice Court. (Credit: Paul Squire, file)

Conditions at the Riverhead Justice Court might not be all that just.

A lawsuit filed last week by the Suffolk County Legal Aid Society seeks to shift all criminal arraignments for people arrested in Riverhead — as well as several other East End municipalities — to 1st District Court in Central Islip, claiming the local justice courts lack adequate conference space where attorneys can meet privately with their clients, as required by the Constitution.  (more…)