Support local journalism.

Now more than ever, local news matters.

Crime news

Sag Harbor man, 30, faces weapon and contempt charge after traffic stop

A Sag Harbor man under a court order prohibiting him from possession a firearm was charged with criminal contempt and criminal possession of a weapon after a traffic stop in Aquebogue early this morning.

Cops charge man with felony assault after fight at Riverhead group home

A resident of a group home on Roanoke Avenue is facing a felony assault charge after a fight that sent another resident to the hospital last night.

Cops: Man who shot himself in the leg faces weapons charges

A man who reportedly shot himself in the leg at his Calverton home has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

Riverhead Police report: November 2021

Riverhead Town Police reported 183 criminal incidents and made 45 arrests in November, according to a report released by Police Chief David Hegermiller.

Cops: Man tried to forcibly steal laptop from woman sitting in vehicle outside Walmart

Police said a Coram man tried to forcibly steal a laptop computer from a woman sitting in her vehicle in the Walmart parking lot Wednesday evening.

Police charge homeless man with arson in storage facility fire

Riverhead Police have charged a 60-year-old homeless man with arson in the fire at the CubeSmart storage facility on Mill Road Wednesday morning.

Two plead guilty in Oct. 6 robbery on East Main St., two other suspects await trial

Two people charged in the Oct. 6 violent robbery of a man in an East Main Street apartment building have pleaded guilty in Suffolk County Criminal Court to felony robbery charges.

Riverhead man charged in Thanksgiving night burglary of Lowe’s is indicted by grand jury

The man charged by Riverhead Town Police with burglarizing Lowe’s Home Improvement Center on Route 58 Thanksgiving night has been indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury on felony burglary and grand larceny charges.

Cops: Man robbed at knifepoint while sitting in his car in Rt. 58 parking lot

Riverhead Police are looking for three people in connection with a knifepoint robbery Wednesday evening in a Route 58 parking lot.

Cops: Woman charged in grand larceny from Michael Kors outlet, accomplice sought

Riverhead Police said two women removed about 14 Michael Kors brand bags, valued at $5,892, from the outlet store in Tanger Sunday evening. Officers located the suspects at a West Main Street motel and arrested one woman; her accomplice fled on foot into the woods, police said.