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NEW DETAILS: Town releases resignation letters from police officers

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The town of Leland has released resignation letters from the two police officers who were cited for fighting in downtown Wilmington. The town of Leland has released resignation letters from the two police officers who were cited for fighting in downtown Wilmington.

LELAND, NC (WECT) – More information is coming out about why two Leland Police officers have called it quits just days after being put on suspension.

The town of Leland has answered a public records request by WECT.com.

Officers Brandon Crain and Andrew Correll were suspended without pay pending an investigation after they were cited by Wilmington Police for getting into a fight in downtown Wilmington over the weekend.

Below are the resignation letters from the two.

Officer Brandon Crain wrote:

"I, Brandon Crain herby resign as patrolman on the Leland Police department I appreciate the opportunity you have given me to represent the Town of Leland as a sworn officer I have learned many skills that I believe will take me further in my career as an officer I have decided to move on and take advantage of other opportunities that have been presented to me that I believe will better match my skillset I thank you again for the opportunities you have given me in the last year and I wish the best for the department and the Town of Leland."

Officer Andrew Correll wrote:

"I, Officer Correll Patrolman for the Leland Police Department, officially submit my resignation of all duties for personal reasons I would like to thank the Leland Police Department for the opportunity to serve the Town of Leland This resignation is effective immediately on this date November 1 2012."

WECT.com reached out to Leland Town Manager David Hollis for a comment, but he did not have a statement on the resignations.

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