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Woman charged with felony assault in stabbing

by Mar 1, 2024
A 24-year-old Riverhead woman was charged with felony assault after allegedly stabbing another woman at a residence on Osborn Avenue in Riverhead last night.

Riverhead Police seek information about burglary and grand larceny on Sound Avenue

by Feb 19, 2024
Riverhead Police are investigating the theft of six dirt bikes, mechanic’s tools and landscaping equipment in a commercial burglary on Sound Avenue reported Saturday.

Suffolk DA: 31 alleged gang members, including six from Riverhead, indicted on slew of violent felony charges after long-term investigation

by Feb 15, 2024
Suffolk DA Ray Tierney on Thursday announced the indictment of 31 alleged members of a subset of the Bloods street gang, including six Riverhead residents, on a slew of felony charges including murder, attempted murder, assault, weapons possession and other charges.

Crime fell, arrests and arraignments rose, and town code summonses jumped by more than 60% in 2023 , Riverhead Police data...

by Feb 15, 2024
Crimes reported by the Riverhead Police Department in 2023 declined 11% from2022, while arrests rose 19% year-over-year and the number of arraignments grew by 14%, according to year-end statistics released by the Chief of Police last month.

Southampton Police reports: Jan. 20-26, 2024

by Jan 27, 2024
Southampton Town Police report of criminal incidents and arrests in the Flanders, Riverside, Northampton hamlets this week.

Cops: Woman stole wallet and used credit card to make purchases, wanted for grand larceny

by Nov 27, 2023
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and the Riverhead Police Department are seeking the public’s help to help identify and locate a woman they say stole a wallet in a Riverhead store.

Cops: Mastic man stole $3,600 worth of clothing from Riverhead outlet store Friday; female accomplice remains at large

by Nov 26, 2023
A 33-year-old Mastic man was charged with grand larceny, possession of stolen property, DWI and false personation, police said. His female accomplice was not located.

Reward offered for information leading to arrest in Jamesport gas station burglary

by Nov 10, 2023
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Police Department detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate the man who burglarized a Jamesport gas station this month.

Riverhead Police investigate burglary at Wading River CVS overnight

by Nov 8, 2023
Riverhead Town Police are investigating a burglary at the CVS Pharmacy in Wading River that took place just after midnight today.

Riverhead Police September 2023 crime report

by Nov 6, 2023
Riverhead Town Police reported 174 criminal incidents and 130 arrests in September 2023, according to a monthly crime report released by Police Chief David Hegermiller last week.