Mike Curtis, Riverhead Town’s lead mechanic, with Officer Doug Geraci at the town’s municipal garage, where Mr. Curtis spent 50 to 60 hours outfitting the department’s new car for patrol use. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Don’t be surprised if you see a sleek, dark blue Riverhead police car or ambulance SUV drive by with its lights flashing: it’s just the town emergency services’ newest rides.
The Riverhead Police Department’s new squad car is a Ford Police Interceptor, the latest police car model available since Ford discontinued the Crown Victoria in 2011. (more…)
Milton L. Burns Park in Riverhead. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch, file)
Authorities say a Flanders man is being held in county jail on $5,000 bail after he allegedly pulled a knife on a woman and threatened to stab her near a downtown Riverhead park Monday afternoon. (more…)
Riverhead Town residents are invited to observe this year’s National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5. Individual homeowners may leave outdoor lights on from 7 to 10 p.m. and neighborhoods may participate collectively with block parties, cookouts, flashlight walks, contests and youth programs. (more…)
One of the two men arrested this week after turning himself in for an alleged robbery outside the Riverhead DMV was arrested again Friday on a bench warrant from Southampton Town Justice Court, police said. (more…)
A man wearing a black mask broke into a Riverhead apartment complex and stole a resident’s cell phone at knifepoint Wednesday night as the victim tried to call 911, Riverhead Town police said.
The alleged robber remains at large. (more…)
A pair of East End DWI Task Force checkpoints set up in Riverhead Town led to the arrest of six drivers Saturday night and Sunday morning, town police said. (more…)
A 32-year-old Riverhead man is being held without bail after violating an order of protection, Riverhead Town police said. (more…)
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It was 3:24 a.m. last Friday morning and Dana and Michael Gabriel were sleeping in their home in Calverton when they heard the howling. (more…)