By Vicky Nguyen
NBC Bay Area
CONTRA COSTA, Calif. — For 27 years he was a firefighter for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, but Capt. Jon Wilmot’s career comes to an end amidst intense scrutiny after his arrest on second degree burglary and grand theft charges.
A judge has also granted a workplace violence restraining order against Wilmot, ordering him to stay 100 yards away from all 270 employees of the district, as well as district facilities.
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit uncovered court documents detailing Wilmot’s bizarre behavior over the past eight years, alleging he stole from taxpayers, harassed coworkers and threatened the people he was sworn to serve.
Full story: Judge grants restraining order against firefighter accused of stealing from department