Former Middletown Deputy Police Chief Steve Dollinger became the Chief of Police of St. Pauls, North Carolina on January 1, according to a report in The Robesonian.
St. Pauls, population 2,351, is a town in Robeson County, about 70 miles southwest of Raleigh. The police department has 13 officers and five dispatchers.
Dollinger, 48, retired from the Middletown Police Department last March.
According to The Robesonian report, Dollinger’s wife, Stephanie, a former Middletown mayor and the borough administrator of West Long Branch, is in the process of moving with two of her children to St. Pauls. Stephanie was reappointed in West Long Branch on January 1. She told MMM via email that she has no plans to leave West Long Branch.