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

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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