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Cops searching for early-morning burglar who broke into Baiting Hollow restaurant

An employee entering the premises early this morning discovered an interior office had been broken into and two safes had been removed from the office, according to police.

Car reported stolen five years ago pulled out of local creek by Riverhead PD divers

A late-model Cadillac reported stolen in 2011 was pulled out of East Creek by Riverhead Town Police last week.

Riverhead cops looking for three men in assault and robbery on railroad tracks

Riverhead Police are looking for three men wanted in the mugging of a 22-year-old man last night on the railroad tracks east of the East Main Street crossing at Riverside Drive.

Cops: Pair of Sports Authority employees charged with grand larceny

Two employees at the Sports Authority store in Riverhead have been arrested on grand larceny charges, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Riverhead cops: Man sought in armed home invasion Saturday night

Riverhead Town Police are searching for a man armed with a black handgun who kicked in the front door of a Riverhead home late Saturday night.

Prosecutors: 18-year-old Riverhead man charged in forcible rape of child

An 18-year-old Riverhead man is facing first-degree rape and sexual abuse charges in connection with the alleged rape of girl under the age of 11.

Man who robbed Main Street drug store and pizzeria at gunpoint last May gets eight-year sentence after guilty plea

The armed robber who held up Barth’s Drug Store and Uncle Joe’s Pizzeria in downtown Riverhead last May has pleaded guilty to robbery charges and was sentenced this week to eight years in prison for the crimes.

Cops: Masked burglar smashed his way into Osborn Avenue deli-cafe overnight

A masked burglar used a large rock to break out the glass of the entry door of an Osborn Avenue deli-cafe early this morning and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash

Riverhead teens face felony charges in March 19 robbery at neighborhood park

The pair were arrested Wednesday, April 6 at Riverhead High School and remain in custody in lieu of $25,000 bail.

Police release photo, offer reward in January convenience robbery

Police have released a surveillance camera image of the man they say robbed a gas station convenience store in Calverton at gunpoint on Jan....
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