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Raleigh man accused of stealing cell phones

Posted January 28, 2010 10:56 p.m. EST

— A Raleigh man is accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of cell phones from his employer.

Tony Lee McCollett, 27, of 4941-B Pebble Beach Drive, is charged with one count of embezzlement, according to his arrest warrant.

McCollett is accused of stealing cell phones worth more than $100,000 from Sprint. The offenses date back to Dec. 9, according to the warrant.

McCollett was released after posting bond Thursday. He is due in court on Friday afternoon.