Lafayette man arrested for St. Landry Parish residence advancement fraud


A Lafayette man was arrested Friday in link with a dwelling improvement fraud scenario out of St. Landry Parish.

The Sheriff’s Business suggests that 48-yr-old Albert George Johnson was arrested subsequent an investigation that began in February 2020.

In accordance to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, Detectives ended up notified on February 23, 2020 to a household contractor fraud incident.

Upon even more investigation, it was determined that the victim allegedly entered into a contractual agreement with Johnson, who is recognized as the operator of Alliance Covenant Portray, LLC.

The target advised deputies that Johnson had allegedly agreed to remodel the victim’s home and gained an preliminary payment on September 21, 2019. The transform began the upcoming working day. Deputies say Johnson continued to get payment for labor and materials from the victim but only sporadically labored at the victim’s residence.

Johnson last worked at the residence on December 20, 2019 and did not total the rework.

The whole sum the target compensated to Johnson was $14,200, which included substance and labor for the reworking undertaking.

Deputies say each the sufferer and detectives manufactured numerous makes an attempt to speak to Albert Johnson in regards to the remodel, but were unsuccessful.

On August 27, 2021, Johnson was booked at the St. Landry Parish Jail and charged with residence enhancement fraud.

His bond was set at $3,500.

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