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Riverhead Police investigate shots fired, damaging vehicle in residential neighborhood early Tuesday morning

by Apr 18, 2024
Riverhead Police detectives are investigating shots fired in the early morning hours of April 17 in the area of Oakland Drive South in Riverhead. 

Riverhead Police seek help locating three teens missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

by Apr 15, 2024
Riverhead Police are trying to locate 15-year-old Avaya Brown, 14-year-old Emelys Ortiz and 15-year-old Zyaire Thomas, who were seen leaving the Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch home at 2767 Sound Avenue on foot together on Friday.

Cops: Narcotics investigation into drug sales at Main Street restaurant leads to three arrests

by Apr 11, 2024
Two men have been charged with selling cocaine inside an East Main Street restaurant, and the restaurant manager was charged with criminal nuisance, after a six-month narcotics investigation prompted by community complaints of illegal drug activity at the restaurant, police said.
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‘Put the Phone Away or Pay’: Riverhead cops target distracted drivers

by Apr 4, 2024
The Riverhead Police is ramping up its enforcement to combat distracted driving from today through Monday, part of a statewide campaign to target drivers distracted by cell phone use.

Riverhead Police seek help locating missing resident of Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

by Apr 4, 2024
Olvin Daniel Gonzalez Ramirez, age 17, was reported missing from Timothy Hill Children's Ranch in Riverhead. He was last seen there on April 1 at about 7:30 p.m., according to Riverhead Police.

Police, fire marshal investigating brush fire at Calverton Enterprise Park Monday night

by Apr 2, 2024
Riverhead Police detectives and the Riverhead Fire Marshal's Office are investigating a brush fire that occurred last night on the southeast portion of the Calverton Enterprise Park site.

Cops: Riverhead man driving reportedly stolen vehicle faces felony charge

by Mar 28, 2024
Police said after pulling over a 2017 Dodge Charge for speeding on CR 51 late Wednesday night, they learned the vehicle had been reported stolen out of NYC.

Cops: Youth charged with felony burglary of Route 58 car wash business early Sunday morning

by Mar 25, 2024
A Riverhead Police Department K-9 unit responded to an alarm at the Riverhead Car Wash on Route 58 at 3:23 a.m. March 24 and located within a juvenile male who had donation box and various store items in his possession, according to a police report.

Update: Girl missing from Timothy Hill facility located, police announce

by Mar 24, 2024
Riverhead Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of Avaya Brown, 15, a resident at Timothy Hill Children's Ranch who did not return from school Friday afternoon.

Police use Taser to subdue suspect outside post office Monday; man later charged with DWI

by Mar 20, 2024
Riverhead Police used a Taser to subdue a suspect following a traffic stop on West Main Street Monday morning, Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said.