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Former Law Enforcement Officer Charged with Credit Card Fraud

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A former law enforcement officer and correctional officer is charged with credit card fraud in Frankin County.

According to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Jeffrey Tyrone Lockley was charged with one count of racketeering, one count of scheme to defraud, two counts of dealing in stolen property, three counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and five counts of grand theft.

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office asked for the FDLE's assistance involving the purchase of two golf carts using stolen credit cards in the Tallahassee area.

FDLE agents arrested Lockley on Sept. 11. He is a former Apalachicola Police Department Officer and Department of Corrections Officer. He is being held on $160,000 bond in the Franklin County Jail.

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Here is the press release from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement:

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office requested the assistance of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in relation to a credit card fraud investigation. 

The investigation involved the purchase of two golf carts using stolen credit cards in the Tallahassee area.  One of the suspects in the investigation was Jeffrey Tyrone Lockley aka "Bonjo". 

A FDLE Special Agent obtained arrest warrants for the following charges: 1 Count Racketeering, 1 Count Scheme to Defraud, 2 Counts Dealing in Stolen Property, 3 Counts Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card and 5 Counts of Grand Theft (more than $300.00 less than $10,000). 

Lockley was arrested on the 12 felony charges on September 11, 2013, by FDLE Agents in Apalachicola without incident. Lockley was booked into the Franklin County Jail and is being held on a $160,000.00 bond. 

Lockley is a former Apalachicola Police Department Officer and a Department of Corrections Officer. This was a joint investigation between the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and the FDLE.

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