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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cops: Female prisoner escapes from police headquarters following arraignment

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

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.