A person reported that on Dec. 20 he was in Jefferson Plaza drinking when he was approached by a group of people he did not know. According to a police report, the man shared alcohol with them and then walked to the New York State Department Park and Ride on Route 112 where they got into a verbal dispute at about 11 p.m. and the man was slashed on his forearms with a knife. He was assisted to John T. Mather Memorial Hospital where he was treated. No arrests have been made at this time.
Shawn Powe, 43, of Mt. Sinai, was arrested Dec. 18 in East Setauket and charged with petty larceny and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors. Police said Powe had a 14-year-old daughter with her when she allegedly shoplifted from Wal-Mart.
A female Tanger employee was robbed by a man who forced his way into the store, tied her up, and stole her car, police said.Riverhead Police said on Wednesday at 9:02 a.m., they responded to the Aldo shoe store, located at 1770 West Main Street, Suite 902, in the Riverhead Tanger Outlet Center.
According to police, the female victim, an employee at Aldo Shoes, reported that an unknown male forced his way into the business while she was opening the front door to the store. The man, police said, placed an unknown object to the back of the employee's head and forcibly removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the store. The victim was then tied up, police said -- while the subject fled in her 2012 Hyundai Elantra, registration number FRR-4165. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Riverhead Police at 621-727-4500.