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January police report

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Overall crime was down in Riverhead in January, when police received 118 reports of criminal incidents and made 54 arrests. Here's the data for the month.

Riverhead Police Report: December 2019

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December was the second-lowest month of the year for reported criminal incidents in Riverhead and police made the fewest arrests in December than any other month in 2019. Here's the data for the month.

Riverhead police report: November 2019

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Overall crime was down in Riverhead in November, when police received 100 reports of criminal incidents and made 53 arrests. Here's the data for the month.

Woman injured as car snaps pole and overturns on Sound Avenue

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A 61-year-old woman was taken to Peconic Bay Medical Center after she struck a pole and flipped her vehicle on Sound Avenue in Wading River just before 10 this morning.

Cops: Man threw beer bottle, injured another man during a fight in an East Main Street bar early Saturday

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Police said Diego Abrego, a patron at the Royal Dorado Bar at 1005 East Main Street, threw a beer bottle that struck another man in the face.
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Seven arrested on local roads in East End DWI Task Force New Year’s Eve operations

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The East End DWI task force arrested four people on driving while intoxicated or ability impaired in Riverhead last night. In addition, one person...

Riverhead Police seek two men in Polish Town assault and robbery

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Two men described as black males wearing hooded sweatshirts robbed and beat a Hispanic man on Sweezy Ave. last night, displayed a knife, fled on bicycles.

Riverhead man who drove around barricades on flooded Dune Road rescued as SUV floats into bay: cops

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Riverhead man drove Mercedes SUV around 'road closed' barricades on a flooded Dune Road during yesterday's nor'easter; SUV floats off into bay.

Police identify victims in Sunday night’s fatal crash on Flanders Road

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No charges filed against the Riverhead man who drove the vehicle that struck and killed one man and critically injured another as they crossed SR 24.
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