Four city workers accused of illegal fuel-ups
INDEPENDENCE- Four town employees were arrested Tuesday, accused of using a city credit card to put fuel in personal vehicles.
John Henson, Reginald Jefferson, Jeffers Cook, and Charles Garafola are charged with unauthorized use of an access card. Henson is also charged with theft under $500.
All work in the town's maintenance department. Henson is the department head.
According to the police report, security cameras at gas stations where city credit cards were used showed misuse.
It "involves the fuel being pumped into personal vehicles belonging to the town employee, also being pumped into unknown other vehicles with the town employee utilizing the card and in some cases an unknown person using the town's gas card to pump fuel into vehicles," the police report stated.
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