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Zebulon Police Officer Charged with Credit Card Theft

Posted May 8, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A Zebulon police sergeant resigned Tuesday and was subsequently charged with credit card fraud.

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

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