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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

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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