UDPATE at 5:45pm: Joplin Police have released more information about a City employee who's being investigated for misdemeanor theft. A car stop was conducted June 24th on Jeramy Jasperson, who worked for the City as a mechanic. A patrol officer found a bottle of refrigerant and a case of oil in Jasperson's car. Jasperson had just finished his work shift at the City Garage. Jasperson has been charged with misdemeanor theft and he no longer works for the City of Joplin.