Edison cop charged with using police database to stalk ex-girlfriend

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NJ.com—Paul Pappas, a 15-year veteran of the force, was arrested last month after allegedly slashing his ex's tires The Edison police officer who allegedly slashed his former girlfriend's tires while in uniform last month is now facing two more charges after an internal affairs investigation found he'd been using police records to stalk his ex for months.  Paul Pappas, a 15-year veteran of the force, was charged Tuesday with computer theft/criminal activity in the second...

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