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Cops: Riverhead pharmacy employee stole prescription pills for street sale

A former employee at a Riverhead pharmacy has been charged with stealing narcotics and, with her boyfriend, selling them on the street,...

Out-of-control car careens across Main Road and slams into garage in Jamesport

The driver told police his vehicle malfunctioned and accelerated out of control.

Police: Pair used stolen credit cards to buy over $4,000 in goods at Riverhead Home Depot

Police released images of two women they say used stolen credit cards to make more than $4,000 worth of purchases at the Riverhead Home Depot on July 3.

Riverhead Police: Motorist shot on Northville Turnpike Friday night

“We do not believe it was a random shooting,” Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said this morning. “We don’t know all the details but we believe it’s between him and someone he knows.”

Cops seek information on missing boy

Police said Dennis Perez-Aguilar, 16, has been reported missing from Timothy Hill Chidlren's Ranch since Aug. 1

Child abducted by mother after shooting incident is located unharmed: police

Update- 1:25 p.m.: Patchita Tennant has turned herself in to the Southampton Town Police detective division, police said in a press release this afternoon.

Man charged in robbery of Riverside deli

Police said Jose Escalante-Chacon, 26, entered entered Marta’s Deli in Riverside yesterday, threatened the clerk and displayed what appeared to be a firearm.

Police issue Amber Alert for girl, 3, abducted from scene of shooting in Flanders

Vanessa Tennant-Mitchell, age 3, was abducted by Patchita (aka Patricia) Tennant, left, after the child's father was shot multiple times during a domestic dispute last night, according to Southampton Town Police, who issued an Amber Alert this morning.

Update: Police search for woman wanted in shooting in Flanders last night, issue Amber Alert for child

A man was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital last night with multiple gunshot wounds following an apparent domestic dispute at his home on Pleasure Drive.

Riverhead drug dealer pleads guilty to manslaughter, heroin sale in fatal overdose

John Brophy, 49, who with LaShawn Lawrence, 35, of Greenport, was accused of dealing heroin cut with fentanyl that caused the overdose death of a man in Riverhead last September, pleaded guilty last week to criminal sale of a narcotic drug and second-degree manslaughter.
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