More than 40 K-9 officers and their dogs stood at attention as the funeral procession for Rocky passed through Veterans Memorial Park Monday morning to honor the German shepherd killed in the line of duty last week. READ
UPDATE (Aug. 31): Several of the individuals pictured in surveillance video at Splish Splash who were wanted for questioning in connection with an alleged forcible touching incident were cleared by Riverhead Town police. READ
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify a group of people wanted in connection with a forcible touching investigation at a Calverton water park.
A group of males subjected young females to unwanted physical contact while in the wave pool at Splish Splash around 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 21, according to Suffolk County Police. READ
A Queens man clinging to an overturned kayak in Long Island Sound drifted a mile and half off shore before being safely rescued Thursday afternoon with the assistance of a Suffolk Police helicopter, according to Wading River Fire Chief Kevin McQueeney. READ
The Riverhead School District is under heightened security Tuesday after “generic, non-specific threat” was found on a social media website, according to a message from Superintendent Aurelia Henriquez. (more…)