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Riverhead police seek missing teen

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Riverhead Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating David White III, 16, a resident of Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead.

Cops seek burglar who smashed his way into gas station, stole cigarettes

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Riverhead Town Police are looking for a burglar who broke into the Empire Gas Station at 640 Old Country Road by smashing through the front door and stole “numerous cigarettes” from within.

Town struggles to clear drifted-over roads littered with dozens of disabled vehicles

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Several dozen disabled vehicles, many of them abandoned overnight, are cluttering the roads that cut through the town's farm belt this morning. Town highway workers and police have been working through the night to assist motorists and open roads. County tow trucks are coming out to help this morning.

Cops warn motorists of dangerous travel due to whiteout conditions, impassible roads and disabled, abandoned vehicles

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All north-south roadways in Riverhead and Sound Avenue east of Roanoke are impassible due this morning due to snow drifts. There are numerous disabled vehicles across town, many of them abandoned by their operators, contributing to the hazards. Police urge motorists to stay off the roads this morning.

Blowing, drifting snow causes numerous road closures, stranding motorists across town

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Blowing, drifting snow is "wreaking havoc" with town roads, causing numerous vehicles to get stuck in drifts. Police have shut down multiple roads from Wading River to Laurel.

Truck catches fire on Jamesport farm

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Firefighters were called to Gabrielsen’s Farms on Herricks Lane at 12:45 p.m. on the report of a vehicle fire. They arrived to find a fire in a pickup truck that was being used to plow snow on the farm’s roadways.

After ‘numerous’ larcenies at Home Depot and Lowes, cops charge Hampton Bays man with felony

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Riverhead Police have arrested a Hampton Bays man following numerous larcenies at Home Depot and Lowes Home Improvement stores on Route 58. Joshua Bernal, 36,...

Police seek man they say stole two drill guns from Wading River hardware store

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Police are looking for a man they say stole two Dewalt drill impact guns from Ace Hardware in Wading River on November 28.

Police seek burglar who stole cash from Jiffy Lube overnight

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Riverhead Town Police are looking for a burglar who hit the Jiffy Lube on Route 58 last night.

Riverhead police patrol unit involved in Wading River crash

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The police officer and the occupant of the other vehicle sustained minor injuries, according to a Riverhead police press release.