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Pilot sustains minor injuries when small plane flips over during landing in Riverhead: cops

The pilot of a small plane sustained minor injuries when the plane flipped over as the pilot attempted to land at a private airstrip on Sound Avenue in Riverhead this morning, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release.

‘Semi-conscious’ motorist charged with felony DWI under Leandra’s Law after Good Samaritan intervenes: police

Another motorist approached the vehicle, stopped in a roadway for an extended period, to see if the driver needed assistance and found that she “appeared to be semi-conscious, very disoriented with slurred speech.” He was able to reach inside the Toyota, put the vehicle in park, turn off the ignition and remove the keys, police said.

Cops: Pair wanted for burglary of Aquebogue home

Police said a man and a woman entered a home on Main Road in Aquebogue Friday afternoon and stole cash and a rifle.

‘I’m just so damned lucky’: Riverhead cop, nearly killed in line-of-duty crash last year, returns to work a happy, grateful man

Riverhead Police Officer Rob Sproston is back — strong, vigorous and just about the happiest guy around. He knows he’s a living, breathing, walking, talking miracle.

Cops: 56-year-old woman found drowned in vehicle off Iron Pier Beach in Riverhead

Riverhead Police are investigating the death of a 56-year-old woman whose body was discovered in a submerged vehicle off Iron Pier Beach in Riverhead this morning.

Shots fired into Trout Brook Lane home last night prompts investigation

Police are investigating gunshots fired into a house on Trout Brook Lane late last night. Anyone with information is asked to call the Riverhead Town Police Department at 631-727-4500.

Town Board honors cop and paramedic for saving choking child

Sgt. Jill Kubetz and Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps paramedic Christine Klassert were presented with proclamations by the Riverhead Town Board today for their actions March 1 that saved the life of a choking infant at a local day care center.

Riverhead draft police reform report set for March 16 public hearing

The town's police reform report, written by a panel created in response to an executive order of the governor last year, will posted on the town's website by March 2.

Federal appeals court rejects challenge to repeal of police ‘privacy shield’ law

A federal appeals court in Manhattan yesterday rejected the request of police and firefighter unions seeking to block the release of members’ disciplinary records.

Body of missing Riverhead kayaker, 18, recovered from Peconic Bay Saturday night

The body of Raistlin Ruther, 18, was recovered from the water in Hampton Bays last night about an hour after his kayak was found off the shore of Meschutt Beach in Hampton Bays. He launched his kayak off West Street in South Jamesport around 8 a.m., Riverhead Police said.