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Riverhead Police made 92 arrests in the month of April, according to data released by Chief of Police David Hegermiller. Two of those arrested were juveniles.

According to the data, the breakdown of arrests and charges in April:

25 outstanding warrants
11 unlawful possession of marijuana
8 petit larceny
8 harassment
7 driving while intoxicated
6 aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle
6 town code violation
5 unlawfully dealing with a minor
4 criminal possession of controlled substance
3 criminal possession of stolen property
2 criminal contempt
2 criminal mischief
1 false personation
1 grand larceny
1 fugitive from justice
1 robbery
1 criminal possession marijuana

Riverhead police received 2,751 calls in April — 135 involved reports of criminal incidents and the balance, 2,616 were reports of noncriminal incidents. There were 58 calls classified as domestic incidents.

The 135 criminal incidents reported included petit larceny (34), harassment (24), criminal mischief (17), grand larceny (10), identity theft (6), unauthorized use of a vehicle (3), burglary (2), stolen vehicle (2), graffiti (2) criminal possession of a forged instrument (2), forgery (2), as well as incidents (1 each) of rape, assault, endangering the welfare of a child, fraud, counterfeiting, criminal trespass, illegal dumping and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Noncriminal incident calls included a wide variety of things, from responding to automatic alarms, dangerous conditions, disabled motor vehicles, motor vehicle accidents, suspicious person/ suspicious vehicle reports and ambulance calls (known as aided cases).

Police responded to 149 motor vehicle accidents during the month. None involved fatalities, according to the data.

Riverhead police issued 945 summonses in April, including 126 parking tickets.

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Denise Civiletti
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