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A former Carbon County emergency services director who used a county credit card to buy thousands of dollars worth of items for his houseboat is going to prison.

SALT LAKE CITY — A former Carbon County emergency services director who used a county credit card to buy thousands of dollars worth of items for his houseboat is going to prison.

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Jason Thomas Llewelyn, 46, who also was a deputy sheriff, was sentenced to six months behind bars and 12 months probation in U.S. District Court. He earlier pleaded guilty to misprision of a felony, meaning he knew he was committing a crime and took steps to hide it.

Police discovered in July 2015 that Llewelyn had used his county credit card to buy hundreds of parts for houseboat repairs. The money came from U.S. Department of Homeland Security grants to the county, according to court documents.

Llewelyn, of Helper, agreed to repay Carbon County $64,723 as part of his plea deal. He is scheduled to report to prison Jan. 12.