Paul Allen mug shot (Credit: Riverhead police department)
A Roosevelt man was arrested Tuesday after police tracked him down for passing a counterfeit $100 bill at a store in Wading River in July 2013, according to a police news release.
Paul Allen, 24, was charged with felony criminal possession of a forged instrument for allegedly spending the bill at Pool Palace on July 13, 2013.
He was arraigned in Riverhead town court and released on his own recognizance.
Police are trying to identify this man. (Credit: Riverhead police)
Riverhead police are looking for a man who allegedly cashed a fraudulent check worth $4,300 at the Bank of America in Riverhead in August. (more…)
A police officer investigates the scene where an SUV collided with an ambulance. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
A Riverhead ambulance en route to Stony Brook University Hospital was struck by an SUV in Riverhead Thursday night at the intersection of Middle Road and Northville Turnpike, town police said in a press release. (more…)
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A husband and wife from Rockville Center were rescued from Long Island Sound Sunday night hours after becoming stranded on the water while boating, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
A Middle Island woman (at right, in blanket) is questioned by police after passengers in her vehicle were allegedly found to be in possession of narcotics. About a dozen police responded to the scene, including New York State troopers. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Two men were arrested on drug charges and the driver of the car they were passengers in was also brought into custody following a traffic stop Friday night, Riverhead Town Police said.
Update: Police say men had crack, cocaine at the time of their arrest
The Riverhead Police Department is hosting a free drug collection day this Saturday for residents to safely get rid of unwanted, unused or expired prescription medication. (more…)
Anthony Wayne Smith mug shot from May 2014 (Credit: Riverhead Town police)
Update: Anthony Wayne Smith was held on $100,000 cash bail or $200,000 bond after his arraignment in Town Court Friday morning, a court clerk said.
He is due back in court on Sept. 30.
A Riverhead ex-con arrested for felony weapons possession earlier this year is now facing felony assault and weapons charges after Riverhead Police say he slashed a man in the face on Railroad Avenue last night.
A Riverhead Town Police officer responded to a downtown Riverhead deli just after 1 a.m. Sunday after someone thought they saw a child left alone in a car, according to a police report. (more…)