• Someone removed $38,000 from a business account at a local bank, according to a police report. The money was reported missing last Friday, Riverhead Town police said. The alleged theft is under investigation, according to the report.
• About $2,000 worth of copper was stolen from Riverhead High School overnight Monday, according to a police report. Authorities said 2-by-20-foot and 3-by-20-foot lengths of copper were missing from the school. The metal was stolen sometime between 3 p.m. Monday and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.
• A Mastic man was arrested for marijuana possession at an ice cream parlor in Riverhead early last Tuesday, police said. Terry Peacock, 32, was arrested after police investigated a “suspicious vehicle” about 3:19 a.m.
Mr. Peacock was charged with one misdemeanor count and one violation for marijuana possession.
• A 65-year-old Glenwood Village resident was caught driving drunk after he crashed inside the residential development last Saturday evening, police said.
Christopher Zimmermann was arrested after getting into an accident at 6:04 p.m., according to a police report. Mr. Zimmerman was brought to police headquarters and charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, police said.
Those who are named in police reports have not been convicted of any crime or violation. The charges against them may later be reduced or withdrawn, or they may be found innocent.
An assistant manager at a Tanger store was arrested last Monday and charged with stealing more than $6,000 from the company over the past few months, according to Riverhead Town police reports. (more…)
Jesus Flores. (Credit: Riverhead police)
A 25-year-old Riverhead man allegedly struck a woman with a belt several times around midnight Friday, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
The Suffolk County National Bank in Riverhead was robbed Thursday morning. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Update (3 p.m.): The culprit behind Thursday morning’s robbery of the Suffolk County National Bank branch is being described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic woman in her early 40s, said Riverhead Police Department Captain Richard Smith. (more…)
They took everything but the kitchen sink, allegedly.
Three Suffolk County men are facing felony burglary counts after reportedly breaking into two model homes in Wading River last Tuesday and making off with kitchen appliances like refrigerators and stoves, according to police and court documents. (more…)
Two vehicles collided on Route 58 in Riverhead, resulting in three injuries Tuesday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Three people were taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries following a two-car accident on Route 58 in Riverhead Tuesday afternoon, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Casey Luther. (Credit: Riverhead police)
A 30-year-old employee of Atlantis Catering and Banquets was arrested early Saturday morning for allegedly assaulting a teenage co-worker with a hand-held portable radio, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
Four people were arrested during Stop DWI patrols in Riverhead Saturday, town police said in a press release. (more…)