Dacula Mayor Jimmy Wilbanks posted on the city website Friday afternoon that Councilman Greg Reeves has been accused of theft for using a city credit card for his own purchases.
Reeves, 43, was arrested Friday by the GBI and charged with theft by taking. According to WSB-TV, he allegedly spent $3,600 on personal items with the credit card.
Reeves was in the Gwinnett County Detention Center Friday. Bond was set at $11,200, according to jail records.The mayor posted this statement on the city's website:
"It is with a great deal of regret that the City of Dacula has learned that City Councilman Greg Reeves has been arrested and charged with Theft by Taking alleging abuse of city credit cards. There is an ongoing investigation conducted by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office. Pending a complete investigation, the City will be making no official comment at this time."