Riverhead Police Officer Tim Murphy is best known for handing out more driving while intoxicated arrests than just about any police officer on the East End.
Since joining Riverhead Police in 1999, he’s led the department in the number of DWI arrests issued in at least 16 of those years, and he even led all officers in Suffolk County in that category at least once. READ
Six people were arrested for driving while intoxicated during increased patrols by Riverhead police during Labor Day weekend. READ
A Jamesport woman was arrested after she seemingly mistook the security booth at the Suffolk County jail for a drive-thru window at a fast food restaurant.
Five people were arrested during Stop DWI patrols in Riverhead on St. Patrick’s Day, Riverhead Town police said.
Police set up three sobriety checkpoints within the town between 4 p.m. Tuesday and 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. The checkpoints were conducted on Route 105 south of Route 25, East Main Street near Elton Avenue and on Peconic Avenue. (more…)