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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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