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Officer arrested and fired

Pearson - A South Georgia police officer has been arrested for burglary.

Twenty-seven year old Anthony Ray Chesser was fired from the Pearson Police Department last week after he was charged with two counts of burglary and two counts of theft by taking.

G.B.I. agents say he stole various electronic equipment from a Pearson business while he was on duty.

Chesser had been employed with the Pearson Police Department since December of 2004.

posted by ashley.harper@walb.com