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Zebulon Police Officer Charged with Credit Card Theft

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ZEBULON — A Zebulon police sergeant resigned Tuesday andwas subsequently charged with credit card fraud.

Sgt. Stuart Ellington allegedly stole a credit card during a routineDWI stop and later used the card to call adult telephone services.

Ellington had been with the police department for seven years and wasnamed Officer of the Year in 1993.

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