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Runaway girls are located, returned to Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

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Two teenage girls who ran away from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch in Riverhead on Feb. 18 have been located unharmed and returned to the facility, Riverhead Town Police said.

One person injured in crash on Nugent Drive

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A two-car crash on Nugent Drive outside the Suffolk County jail in Riverside sent one person to the hospital Friday morning.

Cops: One of three girls missing from Riverhead group home is located

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Police are attempting to locate three 16-year-old girls who left Timothy Hill Children's Ranch without permission last night.

Cops: Homeless man cut another man in fight at Rt. 58 gas station, charged with assault

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A homeless man was arrested on an assault charge last night after a dispute at the Speedway gas station that sent another man to the hospital, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Riverhead firefighters knock down overnight house fire on Woodcrest Avenue

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A 911 caller at approximately 12:15 a.m. reported smoke coming out of the residence, located north of Route 58 on Woodcrest Avenue.

Anonymous tip about ‘retaliation’ for yesterday’s fight led to police presence at Riverhead High School today

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A 16-year-old boy was arrested, a security guard was injured and seven students were suspended as a result of the fight yesterday

Riverhead Justice Court report: January 2020

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Excerpts from Riverhead Town Justice Court docket for the month of January 2020.

Riverhead-based Bloods gang member charged in 2015 Riverside murder cops plea

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Terrill Latney pleaded guilty to racketeering, including conspiring to distribute narcotics and participating in the murder of Thomas Lacolla, 27, on Nov. 17, 2015.

SUV strikes pole, overturns in Manorville

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The driver of an SUV was injured when the vehicle left the roadway, struck a pole and overturned on Wading River-Manor Road Wednesday night.

Wrong-way crash leaves car hanging over bridge on I-495 in Riverhead

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A wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway in Riverhead lost control and crashed on a median, his car coming to a stop with its front end hanging off a bridge abutment.
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