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DA: Wading River woman indicted for impersonating NYPD officer and forging ID documents

A Wading River resident and former volunteer firefighter was arrested and indicted Wednesday for allegedly impersonating an NYPD officer, wearing fraudulent gear and forging documents identifying her as such. 

Riverhead shooting victim dies; gunman remains at large as investigation continues: police

James Ayers, 47, of Flanders, who was shot in the head outside 747 East Main St. on Jan. 6 has died, Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said. No arrests have yet been made, he said.

Riverhead Police crime reports: November and December 2022

Riverhead Town Police reported 224 criminal incidents and 107 arrests in November, and 246 criminal incidents and 93 arrests in December, according to crime reports released by Police Chief David Hegermiller.

Cops: Man arrested on felony assault charge in Flanders Saturday night after fight with relative

Southampton Police said the perpetrator identified by detectives called 911 to report the incident.

Cops: Woman arrested after attacking Riverside gas station clerk during robbery

A woman is facing a felony robbery charge and other charges after she slapped and kicked a clerk at a Peconic Avenue gas station in Riverside Friday morning, Southampton Town Police said in a press release Saturday.

Riverhead Police report 84 arrests in October 2022

Riverhead Town Police reported 189 criminal incidents and made 84 arrests in October 2022, according to a crime report released by Police Chief David Hegermiller.

Cops: Flanders man in critical condition after shooting on East Main Street near Town Hall Friday night; police search for two...

A Flanders man is in critical condition after a shooting on East Main Street near Town Hall Friday night. Police search for two possible perpetrators, who fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Three people charged after tobacco/vape compliance check by Riverhead Town Police

Three of nine locations checked were found not to be in compliance, and one employee at each location was charged with Unlawfully Dealing with a Child in the Second Degree, a Class B Misdemeanor under the New York State Penal Law, police said.

Suffolk cyberattack began months earlier than previously disclosed; full extent of data exposure still unknown, officials say

Attackers used a known software vulnerability to access to the county clerk’s computer systems in December 2021. They installed malware and cryptocurrency mining software and stole sensitive data. Though their presence inside the network was first detected in June, the clerk's IT department fumbled its response and didn't inform the county’s central IT security officials of the breach, according to an independent investigator's report.

Riverhead man caught with stolen pickup truck, attempted to remove ATVs from local dealer, police say

A Riverhead man is facing felony charges in connection with a vehicle reported stolen on Friday, according to Riverhead Town Police.He was also charged with criminal trespass in connection with a separate incident.