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Riverhead man indicted for sexually abusing a child

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A Riverhead man is facing multiple felony sex offense charges after his indictment by a Suffolk County grand jury for allegedly sexually abusing a child, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini announced today.

Cops: Impaired driver arrested after crashing into pole on Flanders Road

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Southbound traffic on Flanders Road in Riverside was diverted while PSEG repaired a severed pole and downed wires after the crash, police said.

Cops: Man facing felony drug charge after Riverside traffic stop

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A Riverhead man was arrested in Riverside early this morning on a felony drug charge when police found him in possession of crack cocaine after a traffic stop.

D.A. warns of ’emerging trend’ of counterfeit Adderall made of meth circulating in Suffolk

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Counterfeit prescription pills made of other illicit substances including methamphetamine and fentanyl are circulating in Suffolk County, District Attorney Tim Sini warned yesterday.

Southampton police search for suspects in armed robbery

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Southampton Town Police are searching for three men who displayed handguns and robbed two men in the vicinity of Ludlam Avenue and Pebble Way in Riverside late last night. One victim reported being kicked and punched.

DA: Woman charged with murder in shooting death of Aquebogue man presented forged will naming herself as beneficiary

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“Her alleged actions were diabolical,” Sini said. “Not only was this defendant allegedly involved in the victim’s death, but she then attempted to steal the very house he was murdered in.”

Cops: Wading River woman drove drunk, led police in wrong-way pursuit on Sunrise Highway

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Suffolk Police said a 26-year-old Wading River woman was drunk when she drove eastbound in the westbound lanes of Sunrise Highway at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday

Police charge woman with murder in March 2020 shooting death of Aquebogue man

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Suffolk County Police homicide squad detectives yesterday arrested a Central Islip woman in the March 8, 2020 shooting death of Lee Pedersen of Pine Avenue in Aquebogue.

Taxicab compliance check found six of seven cabs in violation of codes

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Police issued a total of 11 town code violations for violation of town code provisions requiring operator permits and vehicle permits, according to Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller.

Cops: Riverhead man had loaded handgun, drugs and paraphernalia, arrested on multiple weapons, drug charges

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A 29-year-old Riverhead man was arrested on weapons possession and drug charges after he was found in possession of a loaded, stolen handgun, drugs and drug paraphernalia in a parked vehicle downtown.
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