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Update: Man in custody after leaving a suspicious backpack on a door of the county court building in Riverside; building cleared...

Update: A backpack found on the door of the county court building early this morning prompted the evacuation of the courthouse and a lockout that lasted most of the morning. Police have a man in custody, a sheriff's office spokesperson said.

Suspect, 17, charged in knifepoint robbery of taxi driver, Riverhead Police say

Riverhead Police have charged a 17-year-old female in connection with the knifepoint robbery of a taxi driver in the parking at the Dollar Tree store on Route 58 Dec. 8.

Cops: Two men charged with grand larceny in theft from Home Depot Tuesday

A 47-year-old Riverhead man and a 57-year-old Moriches man were arrested on grand larceny charges after they stole items from the Route 58 Home Depot, Riverhead Police said.

Riverhead Police investigate gunshot and ‘numerous’ disturbances at East Main Street apartment complex Friday

A gunshot was fired followed by numerous disturbances at the River Pointe Apartment Complex at 821 East Main Street in Riverhead Friday afternoon. Riverhead Police ask anyone with information to call detectives at 631-727-4500. All calls will remain confidential, police said.

Fire destroys golf carts at county course in Riverhead Sunday night

A fire at the Indian Island county golf course last night damaged the golf cart storage building there and destroyed most of the golf carts stored within the building.

Cops: Erratic driver ran red light, refused to stop for police before crashing into parked truck, arrested on felony charge

A Medford man was arrested on a felony stolen property charge after refusing to stop for police and crashing his car into a parked truck outside a West Main Street moving company Saturday morning, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Two hurt in crash on Sound Avenue

A collision between a truck and an SUV on Sound Avenue in Aquebogue sent two people to the hospital and closed the road to traffic this afternoon.

Riverhead police seeking information about burglary at Aquebogue duck farm

Police said an employee at Crescent Duck Farm called police after realizing a burglar was in the main building. Surveillance video showed a male suspect, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, a mask and gloves was searching the building and removed a small amount of cash from an office.

Cops: Early morning raids net four drug arrests; heroin/fentanyl, crack cocaine and a .38 handgun recovered from Hamilton Avenue house

Police executed search warrants at two Riverhead homes early Saturday morning in response to community complaints about drug dealing.

Police seek information about runaway from Little Flower in Wading River

Riverhead Police said Deja Cowan, 14, left the Little Flower campus in Wading Riverhead April 30 at 11 p.m. and is believed to have left the area in a waiting vehicle. No foul play is suspected, police said.