The Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division received a complaint on Sept. 11 that a City of Natchitoches Employee was using a city issued fuel card to illegally purchase fuel for his personal vehicle and the vehicles of various other persons.
The Criminal Investigations Division (CID) then began an extensive investigation into the reported theft(s) and investigators were able to uncover the theft of $833.39. Based on the evidence obtained by investigators a Warrant for the Arrest of Jacob Young was obtained and later executed.
Jacob Young, 24 of Natchitoches, was arrested on one count of Theft and transported out to the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center where he was later released on a $1,500 Bond.
The Natchitoches Police Department asks that if anyone has information about this incident to contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or you may contact the Natchitoches Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, Detective Commander Jeff Townson at (318) 357-3878. All calls shall be kept confidential.