Police Officer Charged

A police office in the coastal town of Edenton, Chowan County has been charged with altering evidence in a criminal investigation.

Michael Aaron Davidson was charged last week. State investigators say the 32-year-old has been investigated several times during his law enforcement career.

Allegations against him included missing money, using excessive force and planting evidence. He previously was an officer with the Kinston Police Department and the Tyrrell County Sheriff's Department.