Excerpts from the Riverhead Police Department press reports for Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 2019. Information provided by Riverhead Police and may not reflect all arrests by Riverhead Police or incidents occurring during this week.

A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

Arrests

Kelly Richardson, no age or address reported, on an outstanding Riverhead arrest warrant on Jan. 30.

Thomas M. Stephens, 19, no address reported, on a charge of possession of a forged instrument at Frank and Ross Payroll, 190 Old Country Road, Riverhead on Jan. 31.

Lisa Salter, no age or address reported, on a charge of grand larceny in the fourth degree and on an outstanding Suffolk County District Court warrant at Lowe’s, 1461 Old Country Road, Riverhead on Jan 31.

Herman Eduardo Lozano Vega, no age or address reported, on a charge of petit larceny, at Stop and Shop, 1615 Old Country Road Riverhead on Feb. 2.

James Fox, 55, no address reported, on a charge of petit larceny, at Walmart, 1890 Old Country Road, Riverhead.

Jefferson Ramirez Tavera, 30, no address reported, on a charge of criminal contempt in the second degree in Wading River on Feb. 3.

Montell O. Cotten, no age or address reported, on a New York State Police warrant, on Feb. 3.

William Kart, no age or address reported, on a charge of driving while intoxicated, on East Main Street on Feb. 3.

 

Incidents

An unknown person(s) forced entry into the Dunkin’ Donuts in Wading River on Jan 31 at about 2:30 a.m. Nothing was removed from the premises.

An unknown male removed $474.90 worth of merchandise from Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, 1770 W. Main St., Riverhead on Feb. 2.

Two unknown females removed “large quantities of items” from Timberland Outlet 1770 W. Main St., Riverhead on Feb. 3.

A woman reported her pocketbook stolen from her vehicle parked at 1080 Old Country Road, Riverhead on Feb. 5.

An unknown male removed a TV valued at $299 without paying for it from Target, 1150 Old Country Road, Riverhead on Feb. 5.

Unknown person(s) removed approximately $1,500 in miscellaneous merchandise from delivery trucks between Jan. 28 and Feb. 5 at 82 Columbus Avenue, Riverhead.

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