Eolia fireman charged with using district fuel card
Gale E. Epple
Gale E. Epple, 19, of Silex, has been charged in Pike County Circuit Court with fraudulently using an Eolia Fire Protection District fuel card for personal gasoline purchases.
The district fireman was in the Pike County Jail on Thursday, Jan. 23 on a $5,000 bond, but can be released with 10 percent cash or surety.
Epple allegedly bought at least $808 worth of fuel at an Eolia convenience store from Dec. 14, 2013, to Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, with a card from the district’s Whiteside fire station.
See the full story in the Jan. 29 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.