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Shaw student faces theft, fraud charges

Posted September 27, 2008 4:18 p.m. EDT
Updated September 28, 2008 3:37 p.m. EDT

— A Shaw University student faces charges of financial transaction card theft and fraud, according to documents from the Raleigh Police Department.

Michael Fitzgerald Brown, 20, of Raleigh, is also accused in a vehicle break-in and subsequent theft of a camera on Friday.

The theft charge is considered a felony and the fraud charge is a misdemeanor because the goods, services and other items received during a six-month period totaled $500 or less.

No additional information was available.

Brown is scheduled to appear in court on Oct. 30.