Chief Quits After Claim He Gassed Up on Town's Tab
The police chief of Mount Olive has resigned amid allegations that he used a town credit card at a gas station to fill the tank of his personal vehicles, authorities said.Posted — Updated
Chief Emmett Ballree resigned late Friday after the town conducted an internal investigation. Officials said no criminal charges would be filed in the matter.
Maj. Ralph Schroeder, a 28-year veteran of the Mount Olive Police Department, has been named acting police chief. No search for a permanent replacement is planned as of now, authorities said.
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