HAZLETON – Police charged a man Tuesday on allegations he accepted money for construction services he never performed.
Roy Irvin Miller, 45, last known address as Seybert Street, Hazleton, was charged with theft and receiving stolen property. He was jailed at the county prison for lack of $2,000 bail.
According to the criminal complaint:
Linda Mayo told police she contracted with Miller to perform stucco work on the rear of her residence on Oct. 9. She provided Miller with a $1,325 down payment with the expectations Miller was scheduled to begin the work on Oct. 10.
Police said Miller cashed the check on Oct. 9 and failed to begin the work at Mayo’s house.
A preliminary hearing is tentatively scheduled on Dec. 30 before District Judge Joseph Zola in Hazleton.
KINGSTON – Police said they are investigating numerous thefts from vehicles throughout the municipality Monday night into Tuesday morning.
Police remind residents to lock the doors on their vehicles and to remove any valuables.
Anyone who notices suspicious persons are asked to contact Kingston police at 287-6911.
WYOMING – Bo Brothers, 2004 Wyoming Ave., was recently cited by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement with operating a licensed establishment without a valid health permit.