Cops allege man stole from Rite Aid in Astoria

ASTORIA — Cops arrested a 34-year-old man Monday after he was caught stealing merchandise from a Rite Aid on Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria, police said.

Police discovered cocaine on the man, who alledgedly resisted arrest as well, according to authorities.

He was charged with criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of a controlled substance, petit larceny, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct, police said.