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Two men plead guilty to June burglary at Elton Street building illegally occupied by gun dealer

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Two men who allegedly stole guns, ammunition, apparel and accessories in June from a vacant commercial building at 680 Elton Street being illegally occupied by a firearms dealer pleaded guilty this month to burglary charges.

‘BlackCat’ group claims responsibility for ransomware attack on Suffolk County, begins publishing stolen documents on dark web

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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone tonight confirmed that “(i)nformation posted yesterday on the dark web indicates a threat actor has claimed responsibility for the current cyber incident in Suffolk County.”

Riverhead woman faces felony criminal mischief charge

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A 28-year-old Riverhead woman is facing a felony criminal mischief charge for allegedly breaking a glass window at an Osborn Avenue shop last week.

Cops: Riverhead man who assaulted hospital security guard in July faces felony assault charge

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Riverhead Town Police with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Office today arrested a Riverhead man who allegedly assaulted a security guard while a patient at Peconic Bay Medical Center in July.

Cops: Man who smashed glass door of Main Street bar to steal liquor is charged with burglary

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A Riverhead man has been charged in the July 16 burglary of a Main Street bar. Riverhead Police said...

Riverhead man sentenced on manslaughter, DWI charges in connection with fatal crash on Flanders Road in December

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The Riverhead man who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in June in connection with a crash on Flanders Road Dec. 17 has been sentenced to 2 3⁄4 to 8 1⁄4 years in prison, Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney announced today.

Cops: NYC man charged with assault and robbery of teen on Osborn Avenue Monday night

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The man was charged with robbery, assault and endangering the welfare of a child in the incident. The male victim, age 16, was taken to the hospital for treatment of his injuries, police said.

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

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

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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.

Cops: Queens woman charged with attempted murder after slashing boyfriend’s neck during dispute in Calverton

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Police said the 53-year-old woman was arrested in Queens Tuesday after an investigation into the knifing of a Calverton man last month.
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