Grand Isle Firefighter Terminated After Payroll Fraud Accusations, Arrest

GRAND ISLE, La. —

A Grand Isle firefighter who was arrested and accused of payroll fraud and theft charges has been terminated from the department.

“They terminated him,” Calderone’s attorney Joseph Marino said. “I don’t believe Colby ever intended to commit any crime. He didn’t intentionally ever falsify any record or go back and change any record.”

Calderone is accused of payroll fraud and theft, adding up to more than $45,000 in taxpayer money, according to arrest records.

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