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Arrests post-COVID in Riverhead lag more than 86% behind same period last year

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Arrests made by Riverhead Town Police since the coronavirus pandemic struck the local area are down more than 86% compared to the same period last year.

Worker at Jamesport farm seriously injured in industrial accident

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Riverhead police and EMS saved the life of a worker who became entrapped in farm machinery at a Herricks Lane nursery this morning A worker at Shade Trees Nursery in Jamesport was seriously injured in an accident this morning, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release.

Cops: Drunk driver in crash with marked police unit Saturday night in Riverhead

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Riverhead Police charged a man with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a crash with a marked police car on West Main Street last night.

Police investigate shots fired, injured woman at East Main Street apartment complex

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Riverhead Police are investigating a report of shots fired and a female victim with a possible gunshot wound at the River Pointe apartment complex at 821 East Main Street early this morning.

Riverhead police chief speaks out against ‘incomprehensible’ police behavior

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“You take this job and you want to be Superman,” Riverhead Police Chief David Hegermiller said in an interview today. “You become a cop because you want to help people, you want to protect them, you want to serve your community.”

Man shot by police in standoff on Manor Lane last night

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Updated: Police have identified the man injured in a shootout with officers at a house on Manor Lane in Jamesport last night as William J. Klatt, 32.

A hero’s homecoming for Riverhead cop seriously injured in line-of-duty crash March 31

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Riverhead police and firefighters welcomed Police Officer Robert Sproston home today following a 45-day hospitalization for injuries sustained in a serious line-of-duty motor vehicle accident.

Man involved in high-speed chase that led to police crash is arrested: Southold Police

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A Middle Island man, 40, is facing burglary and other charges after leading police on high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon. He abandoned the vehicle in a downtown Riverhead parking lot and fled on foot, police said.

Riverhead police officer seriously injured in crash

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A Riverhead Town Police officer was seriously injured in an accident on Osborn Avenue Tuesday afternoon as the officer responded to assist in the pursuit of a vehicle wanted for an incident in Southold Town. The officer was transported by ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center and then flown to Stony Brook University Hospital.

Cops: Woman who called 911 to report dispute is charged with felony assault

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Police said a Flanders woman who called 911 to report being in a physical dispute at a Riverhead laundromat was arrested and charged with felony assault.
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