HARTFORD Town, Ind. — A Huntington person accused of conducting dwelling enhancement fraud schemes in Blackford County has pleaded responsible to a pair of theft fees.
Sheriff’s deputies stated 36-calendar year-previous Kortney Lee Elzey by no means concluded get the job done after obtaining $62,000 to renovate a dwelling together Blackford County Road 500-E.
He also failed to install siding and a new roof on a Hartford Town home after accepting $14,000 to start that job.
Elzey pleaded responsible on July 11 to two related theft rates, one a Amount 5 felony carrying up to six a long time in prison and the other a Stage 6 felony with a greatest 30-month sentence.
Blackford Circuit Court docket Choose Brian Bade acknowledged the conditions of a plea bargain in the circumstance, and imposed a seven-12 months sentence, which was suspended and will be served on probation.
The deal also called for two counts of residence enhancement fraud, each misdemeanors, to be dismissed.
Elzey still faces two counts each of theft and residence advancement fraud, in a pair of circumstances filed in February in Huntington Top-quality Court 1.
In accordance to courtroom information, Elzey, previously of Hartford Town, had earlier been convicted of theft, property enhancement fraud (three moments), test deception (6 moments) and driving though intoxicated (4 periods).
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Douglas Walker is a news reporter for The Star Push. Speak to him at 765-213-5851 or at [email protected]