Gonzales PD arrest 2 men for stealing over $1,400 with gas card

Gonzales PD arrest 2 men for stealing over $1,400 with gas card
Gonzales Police Department
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POSTED: Monday, August 25, 2014 - 3:10pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 8:33am

Two Gonzales men are now facing theft charges after stealing over $1,400 with a company gas credit card.

Investigators say Reginald Leblanc paid Joseph Rodriguez $200, once a week during July 2014, to steal a gas card from his employer U.S. Environmental Services.

Detective Steven Nethken, a police spokesperson, says Leblanc used the card to buy 401.5 gallons of diesel fuel from the Popingo’s gas station on LA Highway 44.

Leblanc confessed to misusing the gas card when he surrendered to police on August 21, 2014.

Reginald Leblanc was arrested and charged with:

  • Felony theft over $500
  • 4 counts of Un-authorizied use of an access card over $500

Police arrested Joseph Rodriguez on August 22, 2014 and charged him with:

  • Criminal Conspiracy
  • 3 counts of Identity Theft
  • 4 counts of Un-authorized use of an access card

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