Honolulu cop accused of using stolen credit card for spending spree

Published: Mar. 13, 2017 at 7:02 PM HST|Updated: Mar. 13, 2017 at 9:51 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Honolulu police officer has been charged after allegedly using a stolen credit card and military ID at the Navy Exchange.

Khanh Le, 51, is on leave and has had his police powers removed after being charged with multiple theft crimes.

Le was caught Friday allegedly trying to shoplift $317 worth of items from the Navy Exchange, by stuffing the goods in a bag.

Honolulu Police say Le also tried to buy $567 worth of items with a credit card that was opened using a 68-year old Waipahu woman's name.

Le, a 12-year veteran of the force, didn't even have access to the Navy Exchange, he is accused of stealing and using his brother's military I.D. 

He is out on $30,000 bail. 

HPD will put him on unpaid leave until the investigation is complete.

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