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Riverhead Police Report: July 2021

Riverhead Town Police made 42 arrests during the month of July, including arrests for rape, sex abuse and burglaries, Chief David Hegermiller told the town board Thursday.

Cops: Woman drove drunk with four kids in back seat of sedan

A woman with four children in the back seat of her car was arrested for felony DWI early this morning in Riverhead,...

Riverhead man charged in commercial burglaries, more charges coming: police

Police have charged a 33-year-old Riverhead man with three counts of burglary in the third degree in connection with burglaries at Cuddy’s Bar on Third Street in South Jamesport, Green Island Distributors on West Main Street in Riverhead and Riverwalk Bar and Grill on Peconic Avenue in Riverhead. More charges are expected, police said.

Riverhead Police seek help locating girl, 13, described as ‘runaway’

Police said Angelica Ortiz Cano, left her residence in the Riverhead area several days described as being 5’3” tall, 90 pounds, with long black hair and brown eyes.

Riverhead detectives investigate two assaults at Jamesport nursery

Riverhead Police are investigating the assault of two residents/employees of Half Hollow Nursery at 2120 Main Road Jamesport after midnight last night.

Cops: Homeless man charged in two carjackings and one attempt yesterday in Riverhead

Riverhead Police said a 32-year-old homeless man carjacked two vehicles in Riverhead yesterday afternoon and attempted to steal a third occupied vehicle. He was apprehended in Rocky Point yesterday evening.

Cops: Man who burglarized Aquebogue home also robbed bank patron and burglarized two nail salons last month

Riverhead Police have charged the same man arrested for the burglary of an Aquebogue home last month a robbery that occurred a a day earlier outside a West Main Street bank and three other crimes.

Indictment: Bus driver had blood alcohol level more than 3.5 times legal limit when she crashed with campers on board

The school bus driver arrested by Riverhead Police July 13 after crashing the bus with children on board, had a blood alcohol content of .30% — more than three and one-half times the legal limit, according to charges handed down by a Suffolk County grand jury.

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

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

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.