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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.