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Southampton police bring new charges in Flanders/Riverside vehicle break-ins

Police have brought additional charges against a man previously charged in the rash of vehicle break-ins in Riverside and Flanders. They also arrested another man who they said was observed "casing cars" in Flanders.

Flanders-Riverside residents pack Town Hall to demand more police presence; supervisor announces additional patrols

On a day that saw the arrest of a sitting town councilman on drug trafficking charges, residents of Flanders and Riverside packed the Southampton Town Board meeting room to demand more police presence to fight drug-related crime in their neighborhoods. Supervisor Anna Throne-Holst announced a deal with the town police union that she said would put two steady, full-time patrol units in the area beginning in January.

Frustrated and angry Flanders/Riverside residents demand stepped-up police patrols for crime-ridden area

They’re mad as hell and they’re not going to take it any more. Residents of Flanders, Riverside and Northampton, frustrated and upset by recent crime on their streets are planning to descend on Southampton Town Hall Tuesday to demand action.

Southampton police seek three armed men in Flanders home invasion and robbery in Flanders

Southampton Town Police are searching for three armed men who reportedly robbed a Flanders home at shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Police lieutenant on rash of auto break-ins: No ‘viable description’ of perp yet

Southampton Town Police lieutenant Monday put the number of reported vehicle break-ins at 42 to date. Police are asking the public to report any intrusions into parked vehicles, even if nothing is taken and no damage is done.

U.S. Postal Service gives thumbs-down to new zip codes for Flanders, Riverside and Northampton hamlets

Rep. Lee Zeldin has appealed the decision by the L.I. district manager and requested a face-to-face meeting with the U.S. postmaster general to make the case for new zip codes.

Flanders, Riverside, Northampton seek zip code split— 11902, 11903 and 11904 would be served by Riverhead facility

Having their own zip codes would foster community identity, and eliminate confusion from 80 duplicate addresses within the 11901zip code, which is spread over two municipalities.

Cops: Flanders man critical after being shot outside his McKinley Street home; two men apprehended

A 36-year-old Flanders man shot outside his McKinley Street home yesterday afternoon is in critical condition after emergency surgery at Stony Brook University Hospital, where he was airlifted by Suffolk Police. Two men who fled the scene were apprehended and charged in shooting.