Officer charged with stealing inmates' credit cards
by DANN CUELLAR
PHILADELPHIA - October 11, 2011 (WPVI) -- 30-year-old Charles Jacoby, a 10-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, took an oath to protect and defend people from crime, but according to authorities, he was committing crimes himself.
[...]According to authorities, from in or about January through about April 5th, Jacoby devised a scheme in the 22nd police district to steal the debit and credit cards of people who had been placed under arrest on his watch.
They say he would then take the cards to a Wawa in Philadelphia to buy gas for his personal vehicle and various items for himself and then destroy the cards.
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