House enhancement fraud reported suspect pled guilty in August to other charge | Area Information

A Fairfield Glade guy was been named in a dwelling advancement fraud last 7 days during which 1000’s of dollars were being compensated him to conduct do the job the house owner claimed was not done. The suspect in the scenario pleaded guilty to two counts of home advancement fraud Aug. 5 in unrelated incidents.

On March 29, a Meadow Lane home described to Cumberland County Sheriff’s Investigator David Hamby he paid out in February a whole of $10,500 employing two checks to a 53-calendar year-aged St. George Dr. contractor to carry out house repairs.

The initial examine was issued in the amount of $4,200 and the 2nd for $6,300 for perform on a a storage drop, deck, pump and gutter guards.

Gutter guards and the deck work was finished “with a price of $1,900,” but get the job done on the storage lose, heat pump and encapsulation was never ever started off.

In accordance to Hamby’s report, the alleged target turned more than copies of textual content messages concerning himself and the contractor.

On Aug. 5, the exact contractor pleaded responsible to an facts charging dwelling improvement fraud and received a two-12 months suspended sentence to be served on supervised probation.

As section of the sentencing settlement, the defendant is to pay $25,200 restitution to two Fairfield Glade residences at a fee of $500 for every thirty day period. People scenarios stem from incidents in April 2017 and Could 2018.

The defendant is not discovered below because he experienced not been charged in the most current investigation.

Investigation is continuing and the circumstance will be referred to the District Attorney’s Workplace for evaluate.