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Nacogdoches Co. firefighter charged with buying gas on VFD account

Billy Gillam mug shot courtesy of Nacogdoches County Jail. Billy Gillam mug shot courtesy of Nacogdoches County Jail.
BEAUMONT, TX (News Release) -

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches County volunteer firefighter has turned himself in on a charge of using a fire department account to buy gas for his personal vehicle.

Billy Gene Gillam, 54, is charged with theft by public servant, a misdemeanor.

According to the report, Gillam charged the gas to South Nacogdoches County VFD, though he was a member of Lake Nacogdoches VFD at the time of the theft.

Gillam has a 2008 conviction for another misdemeanor charge, this one for theft by check, in Cherokee County.

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