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Cumberland Co. Officer Faces Theft Charges

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FAYETTEVILLE — An Cumberland County deputy facescharges in connection with stolen money.

The County Narcotics Bureau say Officer Harold Esters stole about $200 during a drug search and that he found the money while searching the homeof an accused drug dealer.

Esters is a member of the county's narcotics bureau. He has beenreleased on bond suspended from his job without pay pending atrial.

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