Cops: Riverhead man arrested after SUV stolen on Railroad Ave

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A Riverhead man was charged with criminal possession of stolen property in connection with an SUV that was allegedly stolen outside the Loose Caboose Bar on Railroad Avenue early Saturday, police said.

The 2001 Ford Explorer was reportedly stolen from outside the Railroad Avenue bar at 1:45 a.m., according to a police report. Officers found the vehicle unoccupied on Doctors Path a short time later, according to the report.

After a police investigation, 36-year-old Thomas Anderson was arrested. He faces a misdemeanor charge for fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property in the fifth degree.