New Orleans Harbor Police officer arrested

Terry Javery, 35 (Source: OPP)
Terry Javery, 35 (Source: OPP)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A New Orleans Harbor Police officer is in custody after authorities said he was caught using department-issued gas credit cards more than 50 times while off-duty or out sick.

Terry Javery, 35, a 12-year veteran, was suspended following his arrest Monday.

Department spokesman Matthew Gresham said an investigation found $669.44 worth of fraudulent gas purchases made between July 7 and Aug. 24 on a card with a unique access number assigned to Javery, and another $1,215 in declined transactions.

Javery was booked with malfeasance in office, 18 counts each of theft and access device fraud and eight counts each of attempted theft and attempted access device fraud, and two counts of possession of stolen property.


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