Darrow Assistant Fire Chief arrested for fuel card fraud
DARROW - Gonzales police said Darrow Assistant Fire Chief Tarrell Milan was arrested Monday after investigators obtained evidence that he used parish fuel cards to make personal purchases in excess of $750.
An internal audit was conducted after an excessive number of questionable fuel purchases were made by Milan, and investigators obtained video surveillance footage of the assistant fire chief using parish fire department fuel cards to fill his personal vehicle's tank on several occassions.
He surrendered to Gonzales police on Oct. 13 and admitted to using the fraudulent use of the fuel cards, claiming he needed gas money to get back and forth to work, according Gonzales PD.
Milan was booked into Ascension Parish Jail and charged with 14 counts of unauthorized use of an access card and one count of felony theft in excess of $750.