Former deputy arrested, accused of theft

Former deputy arrested, accused of theft

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A former Sheriff's Office deputy is behind bars after allegedly stealing from the department.

The St. John the Baptist Sheriff's Office says the arrest came after an Internal Affairs investigation. 32-year-old Keith Carroll of LaPlace allegedly used the a sheriff's office fuel card for a non-department vehicle.

Deputies arrested and booked Carroll for theft under $750 and malfeasance in office. He worked for the sheriff's office for seven years in the Criminal Patrol Division, before he was fired on Jan. 13th.

Carroll has since been released on bond.

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