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Suspect, 17, charged in knifepoint robbery of taxi driver, Riverhead Police say

Riverhead Police have charged a 17-year-old female in connection with the knifepoint robbery of a taxi driver in the parking at the Dollar Tree store on Route 58 Dec. 8.

Cops: Two men charged with grand larceny in theft from Home Depot Tuesday

A 47-year-old Riverhead man and a 57-year-old Moriches man were arrested on grand larceny charges after they stole items from the Route 58 Home Depot, Riverhead Police said.

Riverhead PAL hosts bike rodeo: photos

Youngsters in grades K-6 competed in Riverhead PAL's annual bike rodeo yesterday at Stotzky Park, testing their bicycle-handling skills in the hope of winning a brand-new bicycle or one of dozens of other prizes like tickets to Splish-Splash and the Long Island Aquarium.

Riverhead Police investigate gunshot and ‘numerous’ disturbances at East Main Street apartment complex Friday

A gunshot was fired followed by numerous disturbances at the River Pointe Apartment Complex at 821 East Main Street in Riverhead Friday afternoon. Riverhead Police ask anyone with information to call detectives at 631-727-4500. All calls will remain confidential, police said.

Riverhead Police report 90 arrests made in April

Riverhead Town Police reported 184 criminal incidents and made 90 arrests in April, according to data released by the police chief last week.

Riverhead Police announce 2022 ‘Click it or Ticket’ campaign to begin Monday

Riverhead Police will conduct a zero-tolerance enforcement action for compliance with seat belt and proper child restraint requirements from May 23 through June 5.

Cops: Erratic driver ran red light, refused to stop for police before crashing into parked truck, arrested on felony charge

A Medford man was arrested on a felony stolen property charge after refusing to stop for police and crashing his car into a parked truck outside a West Main Street moving company Saturday morning, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Cops: Early morning raids net four drug arrests; heroin/fentanyl, crack cocaine and a .38 handgun recovered from Hamilton Avenue house

Police executed search warrants at two Riverhead homes early Saturday morning in response to community complaints about drug dealing.

Riverhead Police report: March 2022

Riverhead Town Police reported 198 criminal incidents and made 79 arrests in March, according to a report released Thursday by Police Chief David Hegermiller.
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Cops: Man charged with armed robbery of two people looking to buy marijuana Sunday morning

A Riverhead man is charged with first-degree robbery in connection with a gunpoint holdup at 641 Doctors Path. The victims were at the location “to purchase a large quantity of marijuana,” police said.