A rescue by a Good Samaritan in the Long Island Sound near Wading River Saturday night led to confusion when the empty boat was recovered by emergency personnel who had no knowledge of the save Sunday morning, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound.
A Suffolk County police helicopter searches for the missing boy Tuesday afternoon above Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton. (Credit: Bill Landon)
Police from multiple agencies scoured the Calverton and Wading River area late Tuesday afternoon after a mentally disabled teenage boy wandered away from a motel, Riverhead police said. He was located safely about an hour later, police said. (more…)
Editor’s note: Suffolk Police on Monday, June 30, released a photo and description with this story that Suffolk County officials later confirmed was wrong; the woman pictured is not a suspected thief.
The below story was edited to reflect changes in the report — with references to a “woman” omitted — as provided by police.
Suffolk County police are trying to catch someone for siphoning oil from a vacant house in Rocky Point.
Trendell Walker (Credit: Suffolk County Crime Stoppers)
Riverhead and Suffolk County police are asking for the public’s help to locate a Riverhead ex-con wanted in connection with a domestic incident at a Riverhead bar last month. (more…)
A woman was airlifted from a crash in Calverton Tuesday as a precaution. (Credit: Paul Squire)
A T-bone collision in Calverton sent three women to local hospitals, with one woman being airlifted to Stony Brook University Medical Center “as a precaution,” police at the scene said. (more…)
This photo of a purported 40 mm mortar shell had police evacuate Kent Animal Shelter Monday afternoon. (Credit: Courtesy photo)
A Calverton animal shelter was briefly evacuated Monday afternoon after an employee unwittingly brought a mortar shell he discovered while clamming over the weekend into the office. (more…)
(Credit: File photo)
A Riverhead man driving a stolen Jeep led cops on a wrong-way chase down Sunrise Highway in Patchogue early Wednesday morning before he was caught by a K9 team in a Bohemia house after ditching the vehicle, Suffolk County police said. (more…)
Police said this man robbed a bank in Rocky Point on Wednesday morning. (Photo courtesy SCPD)
A Rocky Point man has been arrested in connection with a robbery Wednesday at the Capital One Bank branch in Rocky Point. (more…)