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Aguiar says ‘there is a reporting problem’ with Riverhead police reports

The Riverhead Police Department monthly reports may not accurately reflect Riverhead's crime data, according to Supervisor Yvette Aguiar, who also serves as commissioner of the town police department. The supervisor said during the RiverheadLOCAL debate Thursday night she believes the department is “indexing crimes that are not necessarily the crime rate,” by including “very minor offenses” with the more serious crimes.

Riverhead man, 19, charged in Oct. 4 shooting incident

Riverhead Police report the arrest of a 19-year-old Riverhead man in connection with gunshots fired at a house on Sound Avenue in Calverton Oct. 4.

Riverhead police investigate two commercial burglaries that occurred early Thursday morning

Riverhead police are looking for people who burglarized two Riverhead stores within a half-hour early this morning.

Kmart municipal complex nixed, town goes back to the drawing board with justice court safety concerns ‘first and foremost’

The town board has nixed the plan to move town facilities to the Kmart building. With safety and security concerns over the town justice court "first and foremost," more ideas for construction and renovation are discussed.

Despite claims to the contrary, crime is not down in Riverhead — arrests are

Arrests in Riverhead are down more than 60% compared to 2019, before COVID — and before criminal justice reform laws took effect in New York, described by local cops as a game-changer. News analysis.

Riverhead Police Report: August 2021

Riverhead Town Police reported 214 criminal incidents and 50 arrests in the month of August, according to a monthly public safety report released by Police Chief David Hegermiller.

Police seek information on missing teen

Police said Blanca Martinez-Geronimo of Riverhead left her residence on Oct. 9 at approximately 9 p.m. She left of her own accord and no foul play is suspected, police said in a press release.

Motorcyclist, 61, airlifted after crash on Main Road in Laurel Friday

Riverhead Police said the 2005 Harley was eastbound Main Road when it rear-ended an eastbound 2018 Ford Explorer at the intersection of Laurel Lane at about 3:45 p.m. Friday.

Cops charge man in gas station burglary

Riverhead Police officers responding to a call about a burglary in process at a gas station on Old Country Road early this morning arrested a 27-year-old undomiciled man in connection with the incident.

Police seek pair in connection with theft of wallets from shopping carts at Costco

Police released these surveillance camera images of two people they say used stolen credit cards at Route 58 stores Sept. 18.