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Cops: Man who stole beer was wanted on a warrant

A Central Islip man arrested for stealing food and beer from a Greenport Village business Sunday afternoon now faces a much more serious charge, Southold police said.

Although Brian B. Edwards, 44, initially faced a minor charge of petit larceny, police later learned that he was wanted on an active parole warrant, according to police.

He was held pending arraignment.

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