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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.

January police report

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Overall crime was down in Riverhead in January, when police received 118 reports of criminal incidents and made 54 arrests. Here's the data for the month.

Riverhead police investigate stabbing

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Police are investigating a stabbing late last night on Oakland Drive West in Riverhead.

Wrong-way crash leaves car hanging over bridge on I-495 in Riverhead

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A wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway in Riverhead lost control and crashed on a median, his car coming to a stop with its front end hanging off a bridge abutment.

Wally Backman found not guilty after trial in Riverhead

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L.I. Ducks manager Wally Backman was acquitted after a four-day criminal trial in Riverhead Justice Court.

Riverhead cops adopt local families in need

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Every year at this time, Riverhead PBA members make sure that local families in need have a Merry Christmas.
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