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Vandals strike Flanders-Riverside holiday displays at busy intersection

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

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

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

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

Suffolk D.A.: Men from Calverton and Bellport indicted for dealing ‘potent’ California-grown pot

A Calverton man prosecutors say is the principal street dealer in “a conspiracy to bring potent, high-grade strains of California-grown marijuana to Long Island for resale” will be arraigned today on multiple felony charges, Suffolk DA Tom Spota said.

Jamesport man in screwdriver and brick attacks pleads guilty to misdemeanor assault charges in county court

A Jamesport man facing felony assault charges stemming from two separate incidents last month has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault charges in Suffolk County Criminal Court and was released on his own recognizance pending sentencing.

Riverhead Police report two armed robberies Saturday night

A man with a gun accosted a group of kids walking on Hinda Boulevard around 10 p.m., demanding they empty their pockets. At about the same time, two armed, masked men robbed a Wading River gas station.

Flanders man faces felony forgery, false instrument charges

A Flanders man faces two felony charges after using a forged document and singning documents using a false name at the Riverhead DMV, police said.

Police seek public’s help in Jan. 13 armed robbery, release photo of truck said to be used in heist of equipment

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in the Jan. 13 robbery at a Main Road business.

Aquebogue woman charged with theft from mother’s estate pleads guilty to felony grand larceny charge

Carol Majeski, 58, was charged with stealing more than $330,000 from the estate following the sale of her deceased mother's home. Majeski, one of four children, was removed as executrix of the estate and ruled in contempt of court by the Surrogate, who had her arrested.
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