It wasn’t any particular arrest that led to Riverhead Town Police Officer Matt Neknez earning the department’s Officer of the Year honors. What made him stand out was the constant professionalism and consistent policing record since joining the department full-time in 2015.
A Flanders man was arrested last Tuesday after he allegedly pulled out a gun and held it to a woman’s head while she was sitting in her vehicle in her driveway, according Southampton Town police. READ
A Northampton man was arrested on drunken-driving and drug possession charges last Thursday in Flanders, according to Southampton Town police. (more…)
A Greenport man was arrested on multiple drug charges last Thursday during a traffic stop on Peconic Avenue in Riverside, according to a Southampton Town police report.
A Flanders man was arrested on a drunken-driving charge last Tuesday on Point Road in Flanders after police received a call about a highly intoxicated driver, according to a Southampton Town police report.
A Hampton Bays man was charged Saturday with sexually abusing a child at a home in Flanders, according to a Southampton Town police report. READ
Incoming Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki discussed immigration, opioid addiction and improving community relations during a recent meeting in Flanders.
Mr. Skrynecki is currently working on a consulting basis until mid-April, when he formally becomes chief. He said he plans to hold additional meetings throughout Southampton Town and hopes to hear feedback from the community.
A Laurel man was caught driving under the influence of drugs last Tuesday in Hampton Bays, police said. READ