Nazareth EMS driver Brandon Miller faces charges of using company's credit card to fuel his own car

Posted: 1:27 PM EDT Oct 25, 2012   Updated: 6:59 PM EDT Oct 25, 2012

An ambulance driver is facing charges for using his emergency squad's gas card to fill his own car, officials said.

Brandon M. Miller, 19, was arrested Wednesday for using the Nazareth EMS' card several times over the last few months while off-duty to buy a total of $400 in fuel, officials said.

Jen McClowsky, supervisor of the Nazareth EMS, which is headquartered at 49 South Broad St. in Nazareth, Northampton Co., alerted police to the illegal use of the card, officials said.

During an interview at the police station, Miller admitted to the crime, telling investigators that he was having family and financial problems, officials said.

Miller, of 310 South Main St., Nazareth, was arraigned on charges theft and receiving stolen property and released on his own recognizance, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is set for 11 a.m. Nov. 2.