Huntington gentleman billed in household advancement fraud schemes sentenced

HARTFORD Metropolis, Ind. — A Huntington guy accused of conducting household improvement fraud techniques in Blackford County has pleaded responsible to a pair of theft prices.

Sheriff’s deputies stated 36-yr-old Kortney Lee Elzey never ever concluded perform after getting $62,000 to renovate a house alongside Blackford County Street 500-E.

He also failed to set up siding and a new roof on a Hartford Metropolis dwelling just after accepting $14,000 to begin that venture.

Elzey pleaded responsible on July 11 to two related theft costs, just one a Level 5 felony carrying up to 6 many years in prison and the other a Level 6 felony with a greatest 30-thirty day period sentence.

Blackford Circuit Courtroom Choose Brian Bade accepted the phrases of a plea cut price in the scenario, and imposed a 7-calendar year sentence, which was suspended and will be served on probation.

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The offer also referred to as for two counts of dwelling advancement fraud, both equally misdemeanors, to be dismissed.