Tanger Shoplifters Sought By Police

Pair wanted for shoplifting at Tanger Mall in March.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police are looking for a man and a woman who police say stole $800 worth of men’s shorts from the Abercrombie and Fitch store at the Tanger Outlets on March 5.

Police released the security camera images of the two suspects wanted in this crime.

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers offers a cash reward of up to $5000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information about these incidents can contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers to submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-800-220-TIPS, or texting “SCPD” and your message to “CRIMES” (274637). All calls and text messages will be kept confidential.

Fatality In Baiting Hollow

A man died in a motor vehicle accident in Baiting Hollow on July 19, Riverhead police reported.

According to reports, an SUV veered into a utility pole on Sound Avenue shortly after 9:30 PM.

Officers found the vehicle occupied by an unconscious male operator and a conscious female passenger, according to the report. CPR was in progress as police and EMTs arrived on scene, police said.

The driver, badly injured and unconscious, was rushed to Peconic Bay Medical Center by a Wading River Fire Department Rescue ambulance where he was pronounced dead. His female passenger suffered minor injuries.

Police did not release the name of the victim or provide any further information about the incident.

The Riverhead Police Department detective division is investigating the crash. The vehicle was impounded for a safety check. Anyone that may have witnessed the incident is asked to call the Riverhead Detective Division at 631-727-4500.

Shelter Island DWI

Shelter Island police arrested a local man and charged him with DWI on Thursday, July 25. According to police accounts, Henan Murcia, 29, was pulled over after he allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign. Murcia allegedly failed roadside sobriety tests. He was also cited for failure to keep right and moving from lane to lane without signaling. He was processed and released without bail.

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