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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -
Attorney General Luther Strange's office announced the arrest Thursday of a third former Department of Public Safety employee for felony theft and ethics charges.
Former Alabama State Trooper Jonathan Dees, 49, of Spanish Fort, surrendered at the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. Dees had been assigned to the Mobile office of the Department of Public Safety.
Attorney General Strange's Office presented evidence to a Baldwin County grand jury on February 3, 2012, resulting in the indictment of Dees. He's accused of stealing gasoline valued at more than $500. He also is accused of using his public position for personal gain.
Second-degree theft is a class C felony, punishable by one year and a day, to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $15,000. Use of official position for personal gain, a violation of the state ethics law, is a class B felony, with each count punishable by two to 20 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $30,000.
Attorney General Strange commended those involved in the cases, noting the Alabama Bureau of Investigation, Deputy Attorney General Mike Duffy and Assistant Attorney General Pete Smyczek of the Attorney General's Public Corruption and White Collar Crime Division.
INFORMATION SOURCE: Attorney General Luther Strange's office
JONATHAN DEES Second-degree theft of gasoline valued at more than $500, occurring and continuing between the approximate dates of July 2009 and January 2011; Intentional use of his official public position