An officer who retired from the Houma (LA) Police Department in late 2019 is now facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation into the disappearance of $6,500 of department funds.

According to Houma Today, 46-year-old Jeff Lirette is charged with 45 counts of injuring public records, 17 counts of forgery, malfeasance in office and theft between $5,000 and $25,000.

Houma Police Chief Dana Coleman said Lirette retired from the department after 23 years of service.

Lirette was released on $20,000 bond.