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Police investigate armed robbery in Riverside

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Southampton Town Police said a Mastic Beach man was assaulted and robbed of cash on Pebble Way around 11 p.m. Monday. Detectives ask nyone with information to contact them at 631-702-2230.

Five-vehicle crash shuts down eastbound traffic on Route 58 Monday morning

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A five-vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 58 and Mill Road early this morning shut down eastbound traffic on the four-lane highway.

Police seek runaway teen

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Alexis Vasquez, 16, left Little Flower in Wading River on April 30. She is Hispanic, 5'3" tall, 130 pounds, with a dark complexion, brown eyes and curly hair. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call police at 631-727-4500.

Identity theft and fraud complaints rose sharply in Riverhead in the first three months of 2021

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Complaints about identity theft in the first quarter of 2021 were nearly equal to the identity theft complaints logged by Riverhead Police for the entire year last year

Man charged with robbery in early morning holdup at downtown 7-Eleven

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The man entered the 7-Eleven store on West Main Street shortly before 4 a.m. yesterday, gestured with what appeared to be weapon in his sweatshirt pocket and demanded money.

DA announces indictment of 12 ‘major drug traffickers’ who were ‘terrorizing the community’

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The defendants, several of whom are members of the 18th Street gang, were selling powder cocaine and crack cocaine to hundreds of buyers primarily in the Riverhead area, as well as in the Hamptons and various locations in the Town of Brookhaven, according to the indictment.

Driver killed after car hits tree in Calverton

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One person was killed in an early morning accident on Edwards Ave. Thursday.

Cops: SWR math teacher had sexual relationship with student, faces rape charge

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Suffolk Police charged a mathematics teacher at Shoreham-Wading River High School with rape and endangering the welfare of a child.

Calverton crash claims life of 61-year-old Coram man

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Police said the man drove into the intersection at Route 25 and Burman Boulevard despite having a red light and was struck by an eastbound vehicle.

Riverhead man indicted for sexually abusing a child

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A Riverhead man is facing multiple felony sex offense charges after his indictment by a Suffolk County grand jury for allegedly sexually abusing a child, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini announced today.
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