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Jailer accused of stealing credit card from inmate

Timothy Harper, 25, was jailed on Feb. 14 and charged with 5 counts of credit/debit card abuse....
Timothy Harper, 25, was jailed on Feb. 14 and charged with 5 counts of credit/debit card abuse. (Source: Marion County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: Feb. 16, 2018 at 3:24 PM CST
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MARION CO, TX (KSLA) - A Marion County jailer is accused of taking an inmate's credit card out of property storage and stealing $800.

Timothy Harper, 25, was jailed on Feb. 14 and charged with 5 counts of credit/debit card abuse.

Police say Harper withdrew cash at an ATM and making purchases at retail stores.

Harper had been a part-time probationary jail employee for about five months and was fired prior to his arrest.

Harper was booked into the Mario County jail and bonds are set at $50,000.

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