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Report: Officer used Metro credit card to buy gas for private car

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Metro Police Officer Joshua Logan, 29, left, and Leticia Rosas, right, 31, a friend who lives with Logan have been arrested on counts of elony fraudulent use of a credit card and misdemeanor theft. Police allege Logan and Rosas used a Metro credit card to purchase gasoline for a car registered to Logan’s mother.

Updated Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 | 4:36 p.m.

Video surveillance captured Metro Police Officer Joshua Logan fraudulently using a Metro credit card to buy gas for a car registered to his mother, according to an arrest report.

The cards are issued to officers to purchase fuel only for their patrol cars.

Logan was arrested Wednesday on counts of felony fraudulent use of a credit card and misdemeanor theft.

Leticia Rosas, 31, a friend who lives with Logan and often used his mother's Ford Mustang, was arrested today on the same counts and booked into the Clark County Detention Center, police said.

A Metro logistics analyst noticed Logan’s fuel purchases had increased from 11 in one quarter to 54 in the next on his fuel log, the report said.

The analyst noted the fuel purchases varied in locations across Las Vegas and Henderson, outside of his post at the Bolden Area Command, police said.

Patrol officers typically purchase fuel once a week and within their area command, the report said.

Police followed Logan on Oct. 22 when Rosas picked him up in the Mustang, the report said. They tracked the couple to Sunrise Food Mart, 5780 E. Charleston Blvd., where Logan purchased gas using the Metro credit card, the report said.

Police received an alert from the credit card company confirming the purchase, the report said.

Logan, 29, was placed on administrative leave without pay. He has worked at Metro since August 2008.

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