HAGERSTOWN - A Hagerstown man was out on bail Wednesday after being charged with selling diesel fuel for about $1 per gallon that he allegedly purchased with a stolen credit card, a Washington County Sheriff's Department investigator said.
Eric Allen Reid, 36, of Hagerstown, publicized the discount cost of the fuel over CB radio, investigator Greg Alton said.
Reid charged about $53,000 to his former employer's credit card since June, Alton said.
Reid was served with a Washington County District Court arrest warrant Tuesday and charged with one count of theft-scheme involving $500 plus value, stealing another person's credit card and using/disclosing credit card numbers in connection with a diesel fuel theft scheme, Alton said in a news release.
Reid was later released on $5,000 bail, Alton said.
Reid could not be reached for comment Wednesday.
Reid worked as a dump truck driver for about six to nine months at J. Rowland Trucking Inc. of Williamsport, Owner John Rowland said Wednesday.