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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Kure Beach commissioner resigns after pot charge


KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) -- A Kure Beach commissioner arrested on drug charges has resigned. Barry Nelder's resignation is effective today.

As you saw FIRST ON 3, Kure beach police arrested Nelder Friday morning and charged him with marijuana possession.

Mayor Dean Lambeth says Nelder left his letter of resignation on the town clerk's desk over the weekend. Lambeth said Nelder did not give a reason for his resignation, but did say he appreciated the time he served the community.

Nelder has not returned our calls for comment.

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