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NPSO: Two arrested in unauthorized purchase of$13,500 in fuel

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ARRESTED: Jefferson L. Erwin Jr., 32, and Charlene Michelle Harper, 29. (Source: NPSO) ARRESTED: Jefferson L. Erwin Jr., 32, and Charlene Michelle Harper, 29. (Source: NPSO)
NATCHITOCHES PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Detectives have arrested two people in connection with the unauthorized use of an access card.

On Thursday, the NPSO deputies received a report from Chain Electric Company management that a company fuel card had been used without permission to purchase over $13,500 dollars worth of fuel in Natchitoches,Rapides, Vernon, Red River, Grant, Winn Parishes and the State of Texas.

During the investigation, detectives reviewed surveillance video at numerous locations in Natchitoches Parish where the unauthorized purchases were made, identifying a person of interest, whom had just recently been terminated from the company, according to Chief of Investigations Greg Dunn.

As a result of the investigation, detectives arrested Jefferson L. Erwin Jr., 32, of the 100 block of G Salard Road, Campti, La. Erwin was charged with 94 counts of unauthorized use of an access card and improper telephone communications on a prior active criminal warrant.

Erwin remains on parole in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

Charlene Michelle Harper, 29, of the 700 block of Stump Camp Road in Winnfield was charged with one count of forgery in connection with the case and failure to appear in the Tenth Judicial District Court on March 4 on a prior illegal possession of stolen things.

Harper remains in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.

Additional charges are pending through other respective law enforcement agencies.

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