A state highway patrol trooper assigned to Gaston County, NC faces a criminal charge related to the theft of $5,000 worth of gym equipment from a YMCA, says an arrest warrant.
According to WBTV News, Jerome Letcavage, 44, is the state trooper that was arrested on September 5 on a felony larceny charge. An arrest warrant says that on September 2 Letcavage took $5,000 in kettlebells, dumbbells, resistance bands, and more from a YMCA in Gastonia, NC.
Upon Letcavage’s arrest, he signed a written promise to appear in court and left the Gaston County Jail in minutes. Letcavage is still employed by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety but he has been placed on administrative duty.