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Police: Riverhead man, 28, charged with DWI after collision with two parked police vehicles

by Dec 10, 2023
A drunk driver crashed into two Riverhead Police Department marked vehicles parked on Roanoke Avenue Saturday night, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Cops: Man drove drunk with child passenger, charged with felony DWI under Leandra’s Law

by Aug 28, 2023
A man who failed to comply with the commands of an officer directing traffic last night was driving drunk with a 14-year-old passenger in his vehicle, Riverhead Police said.

Cops: Calverton man drove drunk with 5-year-old passenger, charged with felony DWI

by Mar 21, 2023
A Calverton man was arrested on a felony DWI charge under Leandra’s Law after a traffic stop on West Main Street Monday night, Riverhead Police said in a press release.

Riverhead man sentenced on manslaughter, DWI charges in connection with fatal crash on Flanders Road in December

by Aug 25, 2022
The Riverhead man who pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in June in connection with a crash on Flanders Road Dec. 17 has been sentenced to 2 3⁄4 to 8 1⁄4 years in prison, Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney announced today.

Driver in fatal Flanders Road crash pleads guilty to manslaughter and DWI charges

by Jun 9, 2022
A Riverhead man who crashed his vehicle into a house on Flanders Road in December, killing his passenger, pleaded guilty today in Suffolk County Criminal Court to manslaughter and DWI charges, Suffolk District Attorney Raymond Tierney announced this evening.

Driver who crashed school bus carrying 10 Cub Scouts from Baiting Hollow camp last summer pleads guilty to multiple felonies

by Apr 16, 2022
Prosecutors said the school bus driver had a blood-alcohol content of .30% — nearly eight times the legal limit for the holder of a commercial driver's license.

Cops: Drunk driver in head-on crash on Sound Avenue had loaded gun

by Mar 14, 2022
Police said the driver crossed a double-yellow line and crashed head-on into a westbound vehicle carrying five people. He was arrested on weapon possession, aggravated DWI and other charges, police said.

Cops: Impaired motorist plows into police cruiser at accident scene, injuring officer

by Feb 3, 2022
A Riverhead police officer working at the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Wading River late last night was injured when a vehicle operated by an impaired driver crashed into his police vehicle, police said in a press release early this morning.

Child injured in Flanders Road crash Thursday has succumbed to her injuries , State Police say

by Jan 17, 2022
The child critically injured in a crash on Flanders Road Thursday morning has died, New York State Police announced this afternoon.

Cops: Man drove drunk with 2-year-old child in vehicle

by Jun 21, 2021
Riverhead Town Police report the DWI arrest of a man operating a vehicle on Sound Avenue last night with his 2-year-old son in the vehicle.