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Identity theft and fraud complaints rose sharply in Riverhead in the first three months of 2021

Complaints about identity theft in the first quarter of 2021 were nearly equal to the identity theft complaints logged by Riverhead Police for the entire year last year

Riverhead Police Report: February 2021

Riverhead Town Police monthly stats for February 2021: calls, arrests, MVA and more.

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.

Man slashed with knife in attempted robbery on East Main Street; Riverhead police search for assailants

A Riverhead resident was slashed with a knife during a robbery attempt shortly before 1 a.m. today as the man was walking home on East Main Street near Union Avenue, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release.

Knife-wielding man comes after Riverhead cop, subdued with taser & arrested: police report

A Riverhead man who attempted to strike a Riverhead police officer with a large kitchen knife was subdued with a taser gun and arrested on weapons and menacing charges yesterday, according to Riverhead Town Police.

Police investigate burglary at Riverhead Best Buy store

Three men stole numerous electronics from the Riverhead Best Buy store in a late-night burglary Friday, Riverhead Town Police said in a press release this morning.

Man attacked and robbed by three assailants on Railroad Avenue Friday night

A man walking home on Railroad Avenue Friday night was attacked by three men, struck ini the face with a metal baseball bat and robbed of his wallet, containing cash and personal papers. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Riverhead Police Department at (631)727-4500.