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Suffolk arson squad investigating fire that destroyed vacant home on town-owned property in Baiting Hollow overnight

The vacant home, located on property owned by Riverhead town since August 2003, was fully engulfed in flames when first responders arrived at the scene Thursday morning, police said.

Police seeking public’s help in locating two teen runaways from Little Flower in Wading River

Police said Eianna Delorantis, 18, and Elizabeth Depascale, 17, left the facility at approximately 5:30 pm yesterday. No foul play is suspected, police said.

Cops: Riverhead man charged with burglary after residents surprise intruder inside their home

Residents of a home on Tyler Drive in Riverhead returned home yesteday afternoon to find a burglar inside their residence, Riverhead Town Police said. They called 911 and responding police officers located and detained the intruder.

Cops: Oven explosion at Stony Brook Incubator in Calverton injures one

An oven explosion at the Stony Brook Incubator in Calverton sent a woman to the hospital this morning.

Calverton man pleads guilty to federal child pornography charges

Taylor Pick, 38, held without bail since January 2020, entered guilty pleas Aug. 3 to federal charges of Conspiracy to Sexually Exploit Children and Sexual Exploitation of a Child. Pick’s sentencing was scheduled for Feb. 15, 2023.

Police ask public’s help finding runaway from Little Flower

Police said Autumn Tucker left the facility on Aug. 7 around 2:50 p.m. without permission. Anyone with information is asked to call Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500.

Cops: Thief identified through surveillance video arrested in thefts from vehicles in Flanders area

Southampton Police said they used surveillance camera vides to identify an 18-year-old man they arrested in connection with numerous thefts from vehicles in the Flanders area.

Police seek help finding missing runaway teen

Nasir Scruggs, 16, left the Timothy Hill Children's Ranch in Riverhead at 11 p.m. on Aug. 6 without permission. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 631-727-4500.

Crash shuts down Sound Avenue in Riverhead

Sound Avenue in Riverhead is closed to traffic due to a crash at the intersection with Osborn Avenue.

Police seek help to find Little Flower runaway

Riverhead Town Police are seeking the public’s help to locate a Eianna Delorantis, 18, who left the Little Flower campus in Wading River Monday without permission. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Riverhead Town Police Department at 631-727-4500.