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Cops: Man charged with auto theft, DWAI

A 25-year-old Riverhead man was charged with grand larceny and DWAI after a police officer spotted him operating a vehicle that had been reported stolen from a parking lot adjacent to McDermott Avenue, according to a news release.

Slew of felony charges will be presented to grand jury this week against Riverhead woman accused in car thefts, police chases

The investigation of Saturday's incidents has led to the arrests of two other Riverhead residents, including a Mill Road resident who police said cut Brown's handcuffs off with a hacksaw when she stopped at the home, with police in pursuit, after she escaped from custody at Peconic Bay Medical Center and stole an occupied vehicle from the T.J. Maxx parking lot.

Cops seek cigarette shoplift suspect

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to locate a man they say stole cigarettes from a Wading River shop.

Update Cops: Flanders landscaper dies of injuries after hit by driver high on drugs

A Wading River woman told police that she had “sniffed a bag of dope” several hours before she drove impaired and struck a Flanders man on a lawnmower yesterday, according to prosecutors.

Cops: Flanders landscaper cutting grass critically injured by drugged driver

A Flanders landscaper was critically injured yesterday when a Wading River woman police say was impaired by drugs hit him while he was mowing a lawn in Ridge.

Riverhead cops: Walgreens robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening

Police are searching for a man described as white, 40 to 45 years old, approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall with an average build.

Gas station employee thwarts armed holdup at Route 58 Mobil: cops

A gunman attempted to rob the Mobil gas station on Route 58 in Riverhead late last night, but ran away down Pulaski Street after an employee resisted.

Cops: Man charged with felony assault after fight outside Royal Dorado early Sunday morning

It was the second time in a week Riverhead police reported an early-morning assault at the establishment, which the town closed down a year ago after three violent assaults there between May and August last year.

Manhunt on for Route 58 bank robber

Riverhead Town Police are searching for a man who robbed the Chase Bank branch on Route 58, east of Ostrander Avenue late Monday afternoon.

Cops: Man reports early morning knife assault outside Royal Dorado

A patron called police at 2 a.m. today, after he returned to his home following an alleged assault outside Royal Dorado Deli and Restaurant, which the town shut down last year for allegedly illegally converting the deli to a bar without proper permits.
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