Newark employees accused of stealing gas

January 17, 2008 2:31:16 PM PST
Eight sanitation workers are under arrest in Newark Thursday, accused of stealing thousands of gallons of city-owned gas.The suspects are charged with corruption and official misconduct.

Police say they stole more than 17,000 gallons of city gas, intended to be used in city vehicles.

Officials say the theft has cost the city's taxpayers more than $100,000.