Ascension parish worker steals allegedly steals $7,000 worth of gas

Ascension Parish worker steals $7,000 worth of gas

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a parish worker accused of stealing more than 2,000 gallons of gas in June.

Detectives say 36-year-old Corey Richard used several parish fuel cards to help himself to more than $7,000 worth of fuel. Deputies also say Richard was selling the fuel to others and they are looking to identify those individuals.

Richard was booked on theft charges. He is being held in parish parison on an $80,000 bond.

If you have any information regarding this case, call (225) 621-4636.

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