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Cops: Wading River Subway robbed at knifepoint Wednesday night

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Riverhead Police are searching for a man who robbed a Subway fast-food restaurant in Wading River last night.

Police: Two men shot at Calverton condo complex early this morning

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Two men were shot last night in the parking lot of the Calverton Hills apartment complex located on Hill Circle, Calverton.

Cops: Four charged in stabbing that left Riverhead man in ‘grave condition’

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Four men, including a Flanders resident, have been arrested in connection with stabbings at a Hampton Bays bar that left a Riverhead man in “grave condition” according to Southampton Town Police.

Police release surveillance camera image of alleged burglar at Express Deli & Café

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Riverhead Police today released a surveillance camera image of a man they said broke into the Express Deli and Café early last Thursday morning.
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Cops: Shots fired at vehicle parked in Calverton driveway Friday morning

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Police seek the public's help in the investigation of shots fired at a parked van on Kay Road at about 3:15 Friday morning.

‘Why did you have to write about that?’ Reporting local news is tough when someone you like and respect is arrested

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We don't enjoy reporting bad news, though people — despite what they say — love to read it. Crime reporting is fraught with difficulties, including, sometimes, grappling with your own emotions.

Vandals strike Flanders-Riverside holiday displays at busy intersection

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Flanders and Riverside residents took another sharp slap in the face this week: Vandals struck the community’s holiday displays. Not once, but twice.

Southampton police bring new charges in Flanders/Riverside vehicle break-ins

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Police have brought additional charges against a man previously charged in the rash of vehicle break-ins in Riverside and Flanders. They also arrested another man who they said was observed "casing cars" in Flanders.

Flanders-Riverside residents pack Town Hall to demand more police presence; supervisor announces additional patrols

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On a day that saw the arrest of a sitting town councilman on drug trafficking charges, residents of Flanders and Riverside packed the Southampton Town Board meeting room to demand more police presence to fight drug-related crime in their neighborhoods. Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst announced a deal with the town police union that she said would put two steady, full-time patrol units in the area beginning in January.

Southampton police seek three armed men in Flanders home invasion and robbery in Flanders

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Southampton Town Police are searching for three armed men who reportedly robbed a Flanders home at shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.
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