Contractor accused of home fraud | The latest from Wdel News |

New Castle County police are charging Elkton contractor with home improvement fraud.

Gary Slagle of TriPoint Restorations came in after being charged with one count of Home Improvement Fraud for allegedly failing to finish work in a house in St. Louis. George, despite being paid more than $ 40,000.

The victim ‘s contract indicated that the work was to be completed by October 2021. The victim received a text message from Slagle in January of this year stating that the work would be carried out in 30 days. When the victim requested an update in May, there was no response.

Detectives say there may be other victims, including in Maryland and Pennsylvania, and are asking anyone with any information related to this investigation to contact S / Cpl. L. Lucas by email at or by calling the Newcastle Police Department non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Citizens can text a hint anonymously by texting the number 847411 keyword: NCCDE. You can also submit a hint through our Web site at Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or visit us on Facebook (IM) at the Newcastle County Police Department.

Comments are closed.