Crimes Nearby: 4 Charged After Gunfire in Riverhead

According to Riverhead police, a gun was fired at a house with children inside.


• Four men were arrested and charged with reckless endangerment and criminial possession of a weapon on Wednesday after police said they shot at a Riverhead home where children were inside.

According to Riverhead police, on Wednesday at 8:53 p.m., police units in the Roanoke Avenue area heard what sounded like "rapid gunfire" coming from the area of 3rd Street.

One of the units, police said, observed what appeared to be a tan Ford Taurus leaving the 3rd street area; the officer followed the car.

A traffic stop was initiated on Peconic Avenue and police found four occupants in the vehicle. Empty shell casings were found in the roadway in front of the home, police said.

For more on the story from Riverhead Patch, click here.


• Seven area residents reported to cops over the weekend that someone stole their TD Bank debit card information and withdrew money from various ATM machines in New York City.

In Westhampton Beach, four Westhampton Beach residents made individual reports to Westhampton Beach police. The residents, who all use the Westhampton Beach TD Bank, claimed that various amounts of money were taken from their accounts, between $502 to $1,021.

Similar reports were made to Southampton Town police.


• Brendan Corbley, 26, of Cutchogue was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, both felonies, and failing to maintain a lane of traffic on Feb. 3 at 4:57 p.m., after police stopped him on traffic violations on Route 25 in Mattituck, police said. Corbley was arrested and his vehicle was seized due to a prior DWI conviction, police said.


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