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Cops: Man got violent with manager in attempt to steal a bagel at 7-Eleven

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A man pushed and attempted to punch a Riverhead 7-Eleven manager while attempting to steal a bagel late last night, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Riverhead Police: Three men arrested on counterfeit money charges Friday

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Three Queens men were arrested on forged instrument and other charges yesterday after attempting to use counterfeit money to purchase items at the Riverhead Kmart, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Cops: Wading River burglar removed power meter from home before break-in

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A Wading River home was burglarized by someone who removed the power meter from the electrical panel and then entered the home through a second-story window, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Police investigating reported robbery at Guess outlet store early this morning

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Two employees at the Guess store at Tanger Outlets reported being robbed early this morning by a man who said he had a gun.

Cops: Drunk driver crashed into parked police vehicle next to crowded sidewalk during SantaCon event early Sunday

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Cops: The drunk driver crashed into a police unit parked outside the Suffolk Theater near a crosswalk where 15-20 people were standing, then fled the scene.

Cops: Riverhead man fired shots outside Southside Hospital Saturday morning

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Suffolk Police said John Gamble of Wildwood Trail fired shots from a 9mm handgun in the parking lot of Southside Hospital early this morning, while his twin brother was undergoing emergency surgery there after being shot on East Main Street in Riverhead.

Man stabs wife, self in early morning domestic dispute on Segal Avenue

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A Riverhead man stabbed his wife multiple times and then stabbed himself early this morning on Segal Avenue. Both were rushed to area hospitals.

Riverhead Police hunt for gunman who shot another man during after-party dispute on E. Main Street early Saturday

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A man was shot two or three times by another man during a dispute on East Main Street early Saturday morning after the two left a "club event" at the Suffolk Theater.
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Six charged in East End DWI Task Force enforcement effort Thanksgiving Eve

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Six people were arrested in Riverhead last night in an East End DWI Task Force and Riverhead Town Police Department enforcement operation, Riverhead Town Police announced in a press release this morning.

Man dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver Nov. 5 on Oliver Street

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Daniel Flammia, 47, was walking southbound on Oliver Street at about 6 p.m. when he was struck by an unknown vehicle which left the scene, according to police.
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