Cops: Possible hand grenade found in Calverton

A possible hand grenade discovered near the Peconic River in Calverton Wednesday night was removed by the Suffolk County Police Department’s bomb squad for further investigation, Riverhead Town police said. 

Riverhead police received a report about 6:26 p.m. of what appeared to be a hand grenade located on River Road. Officers responded and secured the area before the bomb squad removed the item.

No charges were immediately filed.