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Cops: Riverhead man arrested on weapons charge after chase and standoff at his home

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Police said the 47-year-old Fanning Street man was operating a quad while brandishing a shotgun, refusing repeated police commands to stop and drop the firearm.

Three-car collision on East Main Street injures two, briefly shuts down traffic

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A three-car crash on East Main Street sent two people to Peconic Bay Medical Center Friday morning.

Cops seek information on Route 58 gas station robbery Thursday night

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Riverhead Town Police are seeking information about a robbery that occurred late last night at a Route 58 gas station. The robber fled southbound on Osborn Avenue, police said.

Mother and child narrowly escape injury in overturn crash on Northville Turnpike

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A car and a van collided at the intersection of Northville Turnpike and County Road 105 this afternoon, overturning the car.

Riverhead Police: More than 100 people cited for seatbelt violations during two-week ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign

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The department issued a total of 528 summonses during the enforcement campaign, which ok place May 22-June 4.

Cops: Driver falls asleep, hits pole on West Main Street

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The single-vehicle crash took down a pole and wires on West Main Street Saturday afternoon closing the road in both directions.

Cops: Man caught trying to steal tires and rims off truck

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A Flanders man who police say attempted to steal tires and rims from an unregistered car parked at a Route 58 business this morning has been charged with attempted grand larceny, according to a Riverhead Town Police press release.

Two-car crash snarls traffic on Route 58 Thursday morning

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One lane of traffic was closed on Route 58 following a two-car crash in front of Glenwood Village.

Man airlifted after single-car overturn crash in Calverton

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A man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital after a single-car crash on Middle Country Road in Calverton this afternoon.

Riverhead Police search for missing teen

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Riverhead Town Police are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a missing teenager.