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Wake Co. Deputy Faces Drug Charges

Posted June 27, 1997 12:00 a.m. EDT

— A Wake County deputy went to court Friday to answer to drug and extortion charges.

Federal Court papers say Deputy James Ellerbee was dealing drugs and tipping off dealers about drug investigations in the sheriff's department.

WRAL-TV5 will have more details on the story in the First News at 5.