Police Charge Teen In Doctors Path Masked Burglary

One suspect has not yet been located.

Riverhead Police have arrested a teen and charged him with a burglary at an apartment on Doctors Path Friday night.

On Tuesday, Riverhead police arrested Jvon Creighton, 17, of Riverhead, and charged him with one count of burglary in the first degree, a felony. Creighton was also charged with one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and one count of false personation. Police said Creighton provided a false name at the time of his arrest and had in his possession a quantity of oxycodone without a prescription.

No charges were filed regarding weapons possession, police said.

A second suspect is still being sought after the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Riverhead Police at 631-727-4500 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

The arrest followed an report on Friday night of masked intruders who allegedly forced their way into a woman's apartment and robbed her at gun and knifepoint, police said.

Riverhead police said that on 12:19 a.m. Friday night, officers responded to a call at an apartment on Doctors Path in Riverhead, in reference to a burglary that had just taken place.

According to police, the victim, a 22-year-old female, reported that just before midnight on Friday night, she heard a knock at the door. When she answered, two masked men forced their way into the apartment, police said.

The victim told police that one subject had a handgun and the other had a knife; the suspects allegedly demanded money and ransacked the apartment. The suspects were described as two black males wearing masks who made off with cash and clothing.

Police said the victim was able to escape and call the police. When police arrived, the suspects had already fled. A K-9 seach was conducted and a track was found that led police to believe that the suspects got into a waiting vehicle.

Police said at the time they believed the incident was related to illegal drug activity. 



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