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Cops: Florida woman charged with assault after hitting woman with car during fight outside Riverhead hotel

A Tampa, Florida woman was charged with felony assault after she struck another woman with her vehicle during a fight in the parking lot of the Hotel Indigo Friday afternoon.

Update: Wading River man charged in ‘road rage’ stabbing on Sound Avenue

Two motorists got into a fight on Sound Avenue that ended with one man stabbing another, who was airlifted to Stony Brook with a knife wound to the upper torso that police described as 'serious.'

Man who led Riverhead cops in high-speed chase into Southold arrested after police deploy ‘stop sticks’

Coram man attempted to outrun cops had outstanding bench warrant, 16 license suspensions, according to court records. He was held on $10,000 cash bail on felony unlicensed operation, drug possession and other charges.

Police: Bicycle thief wrestles cops, tries to grab officer’s service weapon

A Shirley man who stole a bicycle from Walmart is facing a slew of charges after he wrestled with Riverhead police and tried to grab a cop's service weapon during the scuffle, police said.

Armed shoplifter at Riverhead Walmart held on $300,000 cash bail

The 30-year-old Kings Park man who police say took a loaded semi-automatic pistol and a spare high-capacity magazine into Walmart yesterday where he was caught shoplifting, had a Pinterist web page devoted to weapons and combat/survival gear.

Cops: Armed man caught shoplifting ammo in Riverhead Walmart

A Kings Park man carrying a loaded .40 caliber handgun on his waist, a second loaded magazine and a switchblade knife was caught shoplifting ammunition by store security at the Riverhead Walmart yesterday, according to Riverhead Police, who said they also found an assault rifle and numerous high-capacity magazines in his vehicle.
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Cops: Riverhead man faces menacing charge after dispute with tenant

Riverhead Police arrested John Kwasna, 47, on a civilian complaint lodged against him by his tenant, Adam Hendrickson, 22, who accused Kwasna of menacing him with a baton.
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Riverhead man pleads guilty to grand larceny in auto theft

Tarell Holloway, accused of auto theft last summer, pleaded guilty to grand larceny charges Monday in Suffolk County Criminal Court.

Riverhead police: Islandia teen charged in new bomb threat at McGann-Mercy yesterday afternoon

Police did not say whether they believe this incident is related to the three bomb threats at the Catholic high school and one at Riverhead last month .
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