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Riverhead cops seek information on theft of copper pipes in Wading River

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Police said an unknown person or persons entered a home on Breezy Point Road in Wading River and “removed a considerable portion of the copper pipes [and] water lines within the residence, causing extensive damage.”

Cops: Armed robbery suspects arrested

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Riverhead Police detectives have made arrests in connection with two armed robberies.

Riverhead man held on criminal trespass, criminal mischief charges, police say

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A Riverhead man was arrested on criminal trespass and criminal mischief charges early this morning outside a downtown Riverhead restaurant, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Riverhead police detectives investigating two early morning armed robberies

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Riverhead Police detectives are investigating two armed robberies that occurred early this New Year’s Day: a gas station hold-up in Calverton and an assault and robbery by a group of males on Harrison Avenue in Riverhead.

Cops search for group who robbed man in Aquebogue early Wednesday morning

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Several people assaulted and robbed a man on a residential street in Aquebogue at about 2:40 a.m. today, police said.

Police offer cash reward in Thanksgiving Day trespass incident at Splish Splash

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate three subjects who were among a group of people that illegally entered a Calverton water park earlier this year.

Defendant in downtown shooting ordered held without bail at arraignment on assault, menacing charges

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The Riverhead man charged with shooting another man on East Avenue Monday was held without bail following his arraignment this morning in Riverhead Justice Court.

Cops: Riverhead man arrested in connection with downtown shooting

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A Riverhead man has been arrested in connection with the shooting in downtown Riverhead Monday.

Cops: Female prisoner escapes from police headquarters following arraignment

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Riverhead Police are searching for a woman they said escaped from custody at police headquarters this afternoon following her arraignment on a drug-related charge.

Man shot in downtown Riverhead Monday afternoon, police investigation ongoing

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Riverhead Police said the shooting was not a random act — the victim and shooter do know each other — and that it has 'no connection' with the shooting on Main Street last month.
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