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Riverhead woman files $10 million civil rights action against town police

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In a complaint filed last month in federal court, a Riverhead woman said she was injured by police officers in June 2019 as they attempted to arrest her son.

Update: Missing teens located unharmed

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Police said Amber Tucker, 13, left and Kiaralyn Delgado, 15. are missing from Little Flower Children's Services since they left the facility at approximately 12:40 a.m. on July 21. Anyone with information is asked to call Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500.

Update: Missing teen located unharmed

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Police said Angelica Ortiz Cano, 13, has been missing from her home in Riverhead for several days. She was last seen yesterday afternoon in the Flanders area. She is 5 feet, 3 inches tall, weighs 100 pounds, has long, black hair and brown eyes, police said. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500.

Update: Missing child located, returned to Little Flower, police say

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Police said Aiden Mariana, age 12, was last seen on Monday at 6:53 p.m., when he left Little Flower Children’s Services in Wading River. Aiden is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall, 140 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. When last seen, he was wearing black shorts and a white t-shirt.Anyone with information about the child’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Riverhead Police Department at 631-727-4500.

In heartfelt, personal commentary, trailblazing Riverhead detective reflects on 28 years as a small-town cop

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Det. Evelyn Hobson, the first African American female police officer in the Riverhead Police Department, and its first female detective and first African American detective, retired Friday after 28 years of service. Here's what she had to say about her time on the police force.

Riverhead Police report: April 2021

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Riverhead Town Police reported 182 criminal incidents and 33 arrests in the month of April. Criminal incidents reported by police in April were up nearly 20% over April 2020 and 35% over April 2019.

Let’s talk: Anti-Bias Task Force to host open community forum with Riverhead Police June 7

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Riverhead’s Anti-Bias Task Force will host the town's first "Synergy" event, a forum for conversation between community members and the Riverhead Police Department.

Three Riverhead ambulance crew members hurt in crash

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The Riverhead ambulance and a car collided at the intersection of CR 105 and Main Road this afternoon. Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call them at 631-727-4500. All calls will be kept confidential, police said.

Riverhead Police Lt. Rick Boden retires after more than 35 years of service

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The Riverhead Police Department retired another veteran officer and member of its top brass today. Lt. Rick Boden retired after more than 35 years of service to the department. He served the last 24 years as a lieutenant.

Passing a stopped school bus will cost you when stop-arm camera ‘warning’ period ends May 1

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Drivers illegally pass stopped school buses more often than you think, according to Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller. He said cameras installed on school buses caught about 250 vehicles in the past month disobeying the law. When a warning period expires May 1, violations will cary a minimum $250 penalty.
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