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Riverhead teen reported missing

Riverhead Police are seeking the public's help in locating Angelica Ortiz-Cano, 13, who was reported missing yesterday from her home on Lewis Street in Riverhead.

Cops: Flanders man charged with murder

A Flanders man has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a 37-year-old Moriches man outside his home early Friday morning, Suffolk County Police said.

Police make second arrest in Sound Avenue shooting incident Oct. 4

The Riverhead Police Detective Division with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force have arrested a second person in connection with an Oct. 4 shooting incident on Sound Avenue In Calverton.

Riverhead Police: Shoplifters used anti-theft device, one had weapon

Riverhead Police have charged three Bay Shore women with petit larceny for removing merchandise from the Polo Ralph Lauren store at Tanger Outlets yesterday afternoon. One of the women is also facing a weapons charge and two are charged with criminal possession of an anti-theft device, according to a report from Riverhead Police.

Riverhead Police charge man in custody in prior grand larceny at Lowe’s

Police have charged he man accused of burglarizing Lowe’s Home Improvement Center on Route 58 Thursday night with Grand Larceny in the Third Degree in connection with an incident at the same store on Nov. 10.

Cops: Riverhead man smashed through Lowe’s glass front doors Thanksgiving night, stole tools

Police said Terry M. Smith, 58, used a large piece of steel to smash the glass on two of the front doors at Lowe’s late last night and removed assorted tools from the store.

Riverhead Police seek help to locate teen missing from Little Flower

Police said Sharee Kornegay,18, left Little Flower Children's Services in Wading River at about 10 p.m. Thanksgiving night in a vehicle. Kornegay was described by police as as 5'4" tall, 160 pounds with a light complexion, brown eyes and long, straight red hair.sweatpants.

Police: One DWI arrest at Thanksgiving Eve sobriety checkpoints in Riverhead

The Riverhead Police Department interviewed a total of 800 motorists at three sobriety checkpoints on last night. One man was arrested on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated and 19 summonses were issued for various violations of the State Vehicle and Traffic Law.

State Police: Two Riverhead clerks charged in underage alcohol sales investigation

Two gas station convenience store clerks in Riverhead were arrested by State Police yesterday on charges of Unlawful Dealing with a Child and Prohibited Sale of an Alcoholic Beverage.

Cops: Shoplifter pulls handgun on store manager

A man leaving the Big Lots store on Route 58 in Riverhead yesterday with a cart full of unpaid merchandise pulled a handgun on the store manager when she attempted to prevent him from leaving, Riverhead Police said.