Update (7 a.m.): Riverhead Police confirmed the road has reopened.
Original story: Portions of Old Country Road between Northville Turnpike and Doctors Path are closed in both directions due to an early morning car crash, downing wires across the roadway. READ
A Flanders woman is facing multiple charges following a string of crimes that occurred throughout Riverhead last month.
Three men were arrested and several more remain at large after a robbery in Riverhead Tuesday afternoon, according to a Riverhead police press release.
Terrance T. Latimore Jr. of Riverhead, 21, Taiquon T. Trent of Westhampton Beach, 19, and Terrance T. Trent of Westhampton Beach, 22, have all been charged in the Fanning Street robbery, police said. READ
Standing in front of a table with dozens of firearms Wednesday afternoon, Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini announced the arrest of nine people who were connected to 63 sales of illegal firearms in Suffolk County. (more…)
The Riverhead Police Department’s dive and rescue team helped recover a high-altitude weather balloon that was launched from a New Jersey school and landed 105 miles away in Long Island Sound, two miles off Calverton. READ
Riverhead Town police are looking for information about a man who tried to steal a shopping cart full of electronic merchandise from the Walmart on County Road 58 last month. READ
Albert Daniels, 37, was arrested at police headquarters around 6:50 a.m. and charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon following a court-ordered search warrant executed by the East End Drug Task Force. (more…)
An employee at Peconic Propane was killed in an accident at the Calverton facility Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by a company vehicle driven by another employee, according to Riverhead Town police. READ