Riverhead police say they’ve arrested the man who pulled a woman from her car on Lewis Street and punched her in the head several times before striking her with a golf club earlier this month. (more…)
A Mattituck man was arrested for the third time since April after stealing a blow-dryer and two curling irons from a local convenience story Tuesday morning, Riverhead Town police said.
Police said 30-year-old Shawn McAvoy picked up the items from the CVS Pharmacy on Route 58 about 7:45 a.m. and ran out of the store without paying. Later Tuesday afternoon, police stopped Mr. McAvoy for a traffic violation and recognized him since he was wearing the same clothes as the suspect, according to a police report. He was charged with petit larceny.
Mr. McAvoy was arrested and taken to police headquarters to be arraigned, police said. The two curling irons and the blow dryer were not recovered by police.
Mr. McAvoy was most recently arrested in May for DWI and disorderly conduct, according to previous reports.
A Riverhead man threatened two people with a handgun during an early morning altercation at a home on Union Avenue after striking one person in the head with a beer bottle, Riverhead Town police said.
The homeless man accused of robbing and assaulting a man in a wheelchair in Riverhead is being held on $100,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty to two felony counts of robbery in county court last week. (more…)
A 36-year-old man violated a court stay-away order Sunday night when he kicked a woman in the head while she was driving because she “wouldn’t take him to buy drugs,”according to a Riverhead Town police press release. (more…)
A woman was pulled from the driver’s seat of a car, punched in the head and smashed into the side of the vehicle during an assault on a residential street in Riverhead early Sunday, police said.
The woman may have suffered a skull fracture in the attack, according to the report. (more…)
A 50-year-old homeless man being held in jail for breaking into a Center Moriches liquor store twice in June has been charged with burglary in connection with a break-in at a religious music store more than a year ago, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Riverhead police say they are searching for a man who struck another man in the face with a bottle at the Loose Caboose pub on Railroad Avenue early Sunday morning, according to a town police press release. (more…)