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Burglars hit 23 units at Calverton self-storage facility Friday morning

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Three men burglarized nearly two dozen storage units at a Calverton self-storage complex early yesterday morning, Riverhead Police said in a press release last night.

Riverhead Police: Two brothers missing from Timothy Hill Children’s Ranch

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Police said Martin Sorto, 17, and Ivan Sorto, 15, left the facility at about 1:45 p.m. on Friday. No foul play is suspected, police said in a press release Saturday.

Riverhead Police seek runaway teen missing from Little Flower

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Riverhead Police said Elizabeth Depascale, 17, left the Little Flower campus in Wading River on March 25 at about 4 p.m. No foul play is suspected, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call 631-727-4500.

Town board OKs $1.35 million in 2021 budget adjustments to cover overspent budget lines

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Nearly two-thirds of the total budget adjustments went to cover police severance and overtime costs in 2021 associated with an unusually large number of retirements, coupled with a pandemic-delayed new recruit training and onboarding process, officials said.

Riverhead Police investigating second overnight commercial burglary

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Riverhead Police are seeking information about a second commercial burglary that occurred overnight, this one at a deli in Calverton.

Cops: Burglar smashed through glass door at Route 58 eatery, stole cash

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Riverhead Town Police Patrol officers responding to a commercial burglary alarm at about 1.am. today at Country Rotisserie found the front door glass broken and determined that someone had entered the restaurant and removed cash, police said in a press release this morning.

Pedestrian airlifted with serious injuries after West Main Street crash Wednesday

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A 47-year-old male pedestrian was airlifted to Stony Brook University Hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on West Main Street Wednesday evening.

Cops: Drunk driver in head-on crash on Sound Avenue had loaded gun

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Police said the driver crossed a double-yellow line and crashed head-on into a westbound vehicle carrying five people. He was arrested on weapon possession, aggravated DWI and other charges, police said.

Cops: 16-year-old boy charged with felony criminal mischief at Little Flower

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A 16-year-old boy is facing a felony criminal mischief charge after breaking numerous windows and the windshields of two vehicles at Little Flower Children’s Services in Wading River Friday evening, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Cops: Homeless man charged with robbery, assault, harassment and other crimes after violating order of protection

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A homeless man has been charged with assault and robbery, harassment and other crimes after being arrested for allegedly violating an order of protection early this morning.
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