Cop Watch

Monday, April 11, 2005

Officer arrested and fired for burglary

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.