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Riverhead firefighters battle blaze in Calverton

by Sep 22, 2023
Fire destroyed a home on Middle Road bear Deep Hole Road in Calverton this afternoon. Photos and video.

Timothy Hill Ranch employee charged with rape of 16-year-old resident

by Sep 21, 2023
A 51-year-old man employed at Timothy Hill Children's Ranch in Riverhead has been arrested on rape and other charges for having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old resident there.

Calverton man sentenced to 18 years in prison for razor attack on ex-girlfriend’s family

by Sep 21, 2023
Guillermo Ayala Jr., 30, of Calverton was sentenced to 18 years in prison yesterday after his Aug. 21 guilty plea to two violent felonies and a misdemeanor stemming from his Dec. 2 razor attack on three members of his ex-girlfriend's family at their home.

Cops: Arizona man drove drunk, in possession of illegal handgun, when he crashed at railroad crossing in Aquebogue

by Sep 17, 2023
A Phoenix, Arizona man was driving drunk and in possession of an illegal handgun when he was involved in a crash at a railroad crossing in Aquebogue Saturday afternoon, and failed to stop, Riverhead Police said in a press release this morning.

Cops: Flanders man, 23, arrested on felony criminal mischief and other charges in Riverhead domestic incident

by Sep 17, 2023
A Flanders man who became “violent and confrontational” with officers responding to a domestic incident call in Riverhead was arrested Saturday on felony criminal mischief and other charges, according to a police press release.

Riverhead Police seek missing teen

by Sep 17, 2023
Elena Aguirre, 16, missing from Timothy Hill Children's Ranch since Friday night, is described by police as 5'2" tall, 110 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair, eyeglasses and wearing a pink cast on her right arm. Call police at 631-727-4500 with information.

Five Riverhead residents among 30 people indicted after multi-agency countywide investigation into drug trafficking: DA Tierney

by Sep 15, 2023
Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney on Wednesday announced indictments of 30 people, including five Riverhead residents, involved in countywide drug trafficking operations, following long-term joint investigations into narcotics trafficking in Suffolk County.

Man driving silver Dodge Ram pickup truck followed two Riverhead High School students walking near the school yesterday

by Sep 13, 2023
A man driving a silver Dodge Ram pickup truck followed two Riverhead High School students as they were returning to school from a local restaurant yesterday afternoon and attempted to engage them in conversation. Police ask anyone with information to all headquarters at 631-727-4500.

Eastern Suffolk BOCES teacher, accused of having sex with student in parks and on school bus, indicted on rape and...

by Sep 12, 2023
An Eastern Suffolk BOCES teacher in Riverhead was charged by a grand jury for repeatedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a female student when she was 16 years old, taking her to public parks to do so and even having intercourse with the victim in an empty school bus on school grounds, the Suffolk DA said today.

Riverhead Police seek information on missing man

by Sep 10, 2023
Felix Alexander, a 40-year-old male left the Concern for Independent Living facility, 260 West Main Street in Riverhead, at approximately 5 p.m. on Sept. 8 and has failed to return, Riverhead Police said in a press release Sunday afternoon.