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Man convicted in November 2020 murder fueled by jealousy is sentenced to 25 years to life

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The Hampton Bays man convicted in the November 2020 murder of a man found dead in the back of a pickup truck on Roanoke Avenue was sentenced this week to 25 years to life in prison.

Cops charge two 14-year-old boys with burglarizing Route 58 businesses

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Riverhead Town Police have arrested two 14-year-old boys in connection with burglaries of two Route 58 businesses.

Cops seek man they say stole $1,200 worth of merchandise from Michael Kors store on Jan. 1

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Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man they say stole $1,200 worth of merchandise from the Michael Kors store at Tanger Outlets this month.

Cops: Man, 19, seriously injured in assault by group of men outside Roanoke Avenue apartment complex Tuesday afternoon

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Riverhead Police are seeking information about an assault that took place Tuesday afternoon at the Fairfield apartment complex on Roanoke Avenue that sent a man to the hospital with a fractured skull and other serious injuries.

Riverhead crime by the numbers: 2018-2022

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Over the 5-year period from 2018 through 2022, total crimes reported by Riverhead Police rose over 30%. though violent crimes remained at consistent levels and represent about 1% of all crimes reported during the 5-year period. Here's a look at the data.

Cops: Man wanted for shoplifting at Home Depot in Riverhead in August

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Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man they say stole a Milwaukee power tool battery from Home Depot in Riverhead on Aug. 5.

Cops: Riverhead man involved in crash Friday night drove drunk with 7-month-old passenger

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A Riverhead man was charged with felony DWI after a crash on Main Road in Riverhead Friday evening, with a 7-month-old child in his vehicle, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Man drags elderly customer from table, beats him violently in unprovoked attack outside Calverton bagel shop

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Riverhead Police chased down and arrested a man who violently beat an elderly customer having lunch outside a Calverton deli this afternoon.

Police: Woman, daughter killed in double-murder, suicide in Wading River

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Suffolk Police homicide detectives are investigating a double-murder and suicide in Wading River late last night.

Guardian Angels set to begin patrolling Riverhead streets by end of this month

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Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa and Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter both say the group, which has established successful patrols in Greenport, will begin Riverhead patrols by month’s end.
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