HARTFORD Metropolis, Ind. — A Huntington gentleman accused of conducting residence enhancement fraud strategies in Blackford County has pleaded responsible to a pair of theft prices.
Sheriff’s deputies mentioned 36-12 months-old Kortney Lee Elzey never done get the job done following acquiring $62,000 to renovate a household along Blackford County Street 500-E.
He also failed to install siding and a new roof on a Hartford City home following accepting $14,000 to start off that project.
Elzey pleaded guilty on July 11 to two relevant theft expenses, a single a Degree 5 felony carrying up to six decades in prison and the other a Amount 6 felony with a optimum 30-month sentence.
Blackford Circuit Court Decide Brian Bade acknowledged the terms of a plea bargain in the scenario, and imposed a seven-yr sentence, which was suspended and will be served on probation.
The offer also named for two counts of house advancement fraud, the two misdemeanors, to be dismissed.
Elzey even now faces two counts every single of theft and dwelling improvement fraud, in a pair of circumstances submitted in February in Huntington Superior Court 1.
According to courtroom documents, Elzey, previously of Hartford City, experienced before been convicted of theft, house advancement fraud (three situations), look at deception (six periods) and driving while intoxicated (4 times).
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Douglas Walker is a information reporter for The Star Push. Speak to him at 765-213-5851 or at [email protected].