January 18-- The Fire Chief in Oak Park has been arrested for theft.
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, 39-year-old Willie Herman Williamson of Vidalia turned himself in at the Emanuel County Sheriff's Office Thursday.
On October 2, 2018, the GBI was requested by the Oak Park Police Department to investigate allegations of misuse of city fuel funds.
Oak Park Police Chief Gerald Price noticed a large amount of fuel being charged by the City of Oak Park Fire Department.
The investigation revealed that Williamson unlawfully took the City of Oak Park Fire Department fuel card and purchased fuel for his own personal use. The illegal fuel purchases occurred between April 2017 and September 2018.