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Riverhead Town Police

Cops: Four wanted for grand larceny in theft of sunglasses from outlet store

by Jul 13, 2023
Surveillance camera images of four people wanted by police in the theft of 10 pairs of sunglasses valued at $3,000 from a Riverhead store June 30.

Cops: Man wanted for shoplifting at Home Depot in Riverhead in August

by Dec 27, 2022
Police are seeking the public’s help to identify and locate a man they say stole a Milwaukee power tool battery from Home Depot in Riverhead on Aug. 5.

Riverhead man charged with grand larceny in alleged auto theft

by Mar 20, 2022
A Riverhead man is facing a felony grand larceny charge in connection with the alleged theft of a van from a house on Middle Road, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release Sunday morning.

Riverhead man charged in Thanksgiving night burglary of Lowe’s is indicted by grand jury

by Dec 13, 2021
The man charged by Riverhead Town Police with burglarizing Lowe’s Home Improvement Center on Route 58 Thanksgiving night has been indicted by a Suffolk County grand jury on felony burglary and grand larceny charges.

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

by Oct 2, 2021
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

by Jul 27, 2021
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

by Jul 17, 2021
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

by Jul 14, 2021
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

by Jun 29, 2021
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

by Jun 24, 2021
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.