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Riverhead Police search for masked gunman who held up convenience store Wednesday night

by Nov 30, 2023
Police said a man wearing a ski mask and armed with a black handgun held up the Latinos Multiservices shop at the corner of Elton Street and East Main Street at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday.

14-year-old charged in armed robbery of gas station convenience store

by Nov 30, 2023
The 14-year-old male brandished a knife and forcibly removed vape products from the Shell gas station retail store on West Main Street yesterday afternoon, police said.

Man arrested for grand larceny after purchasing a car in Riverside with movie prop money

by Nov 29, 2023
A man has been arrested and charged with grand larceny after purchasing a car in Riverside using movie prop money, according to Southampton Police.

Cops: Two juveniles arrested for assaulting homeless man

by Nov 28, 2023
Two juveniles have been arrested after allegedly assaulting a homeless man near TJ Maxx in Riverhead, according to Riverhead Police.

Cops: Riverhead homeless shelter resident assaulted another resident with a hammer

by Nov 27, 2023
A Riverhead man was arrested for assault after attacking a fellow homeless shelter resident with a hammer, according to Riverhead Police. 

Riverhead Police October 2023 crime report

by Nov 24, 2023
Riverhead Town Police reported 180 criminal incidents and 104 arrests in October, according to a monthly crime report released by Police Chief David Hegermiller last week.

Cops: Mastic Beach man charged this week in multiple larcenies in Riverhead

by Nov 17, 2023
Police said the man continued shoplifting after being arrested and released on desk appearance tickets.

Riverhead Police investigate armed robbery at West Main Street store

by Nov 15, 2023
Riverhead Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a West Main Street store Tuesday night and seeking witnesses to the crime.

Police investigate overnight break-in at Jamesport gas station

by Nov 4, 2023
Riverhead Police are seeking information about a burglary that occurred overnight at the Valero gas station on Main Road in Jamesport.

Cops: Two people, including Riverhead resident, arrested for possessing stolen firearm and illegal drugs

by Nov 3, 2023
Two people were arrested by Riverhead Police last night for illegally possessing a stolen firearm and a “large quantity” of illegal drugs, according to Riverhead Police.