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Cops: Pair arrested on drug charges after early morning raid at East Main Street apartment

Two Riverhead residents allegedly dealing drugs from an East Main Street apartment were arrested in an early morning raid Sunday, Riverhead Police said in a press release this afternoon.

Police make second arrest in Sound Avenue shooting incident Oct. 4

The Riverhead Police Detective Division with the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Service Task Force have arrested a second person in connection with an Oct. 4 shooting incident on Sound Avenue In Calverton.

Riverhead Police: Shoplifters used anti-theft device, one had weapon

Riverhead Police have charged three Bay Shore women with petit larceny for removing merchandise from the Polo Ralph Lauren store at Tanger Outlets yesterday afternoon. One of the women is also facing a weapons charge and two are charged with criminal possession of an anti-theft device, according to a report from Riverhead Police.

Cops: Riverhead man smashed through Lowe’s glass front doors Thanksgiving night, stole tools

Police said Terry M. Smith, 58, used a large piece of steel to smash the glass on two of the front doors at Lowe’s late last night and removed assorted tools from the store.

Police: One DWI arrest at Thanksgiving Eve sobriety checkpoints in Riverhead

The Riverhead Police Department interviewed a total of 800 motorists at three sobriety checkpoints on last night. One man was arrested on a charge of Driving While Intoxicated and 19 summonses were issued for various violations of the State Vehicle and Traffic Law.

State Police: Two Riverhead clerks charged in underage alcohol sales investigation

Two gas station convenience store clerks in Riverhead were arrested by State Police yesterday on charges of Unlawful Dealing with a Child and Prohibited Sale of an Alcoholic Beverage.

Cops: Shoplifter pulls handgun on store manager

A man leaving the Big Lots store on Route 58 in Riverhead yesterday with a cart full of unpaid merchandise pulled a handgun on the store manager when she attempted to prevent him from leaving, Riverhead Police said.

Shocked family members of slain woman remember her as kind, funny and popular

Family members of Marta Esmeralda Carbajal, 20, who police said was a victim of domestic violence, said her life ended in an argument sparked by jealousy.

Cops: Woman arrested for killing girlfriend

Suffolk County Police charged a 21-year-old Riverhead woman with Manslaughter in the First Degree in the stabbing death of her girlfriend at their East Main Street home.

Police: Two women wanted for assault at 7-Eleven on Old Country Road

Two women punched a male convenience store employee in the face and head and then stabbed him in the leg, Riverhead Police said.