Six charged in home repair scam - Rocky Mount Telegram

The Nash County Sheriffs Office reported Tuesday that six suspects have been arrested on charges related to a reported home repair fraud perpetrated on an elderly victim.Nash County deputies responded to a callJune 7concerning possible home repair fraud on the 6000 block of N.C. 58. The victim told deputies that she had paid several thousands of dollars for home repairs over a period of several months but did not believe the repairs had been done.An investigation by Nash County detectives revealed that no repairs had been completed on the home. A Nash County building inspector also responded to the residence and conducted an inspection of the home and confirmed that the work the suspects claimed to have performed had not been done.As a result of the investigation, warrants for exploitation of disabled/elder trust were issued for seven suspects who were reportedly involved in the home repair fraud. Six of the suspects have been arrested and charged. A warrant for Johnny Ray Rogers Jr., 32, remains outstanding.Those charged in connection with the incident include:Travis Kevin Tyndall, 31, of44 Holly Drive inSharpsburg. He was placed under$150,000 secured bond.David Michael Millette, 43, of4550 Rooks Lane in Rocky Mount. He was placed under$50,000 secured bond.Jennifer Ellen Thorpe, 28, of 89 Todd Lane in Tarboro. She was released under a promise to appear.Richard Jamerson Davis, 32, of373 Jessica Lane in Rocky Mount. He was placed under a$3,000 secured bond.Jim Henry Bullock Jr., 41, of340 Rouse Road in Rocky Mount. He was placed under a$30,000 secured bond.Adam Keith Peele, 31, of 2952 Abner Drive in Rocky Mount. He was placed under a$30,000 Secured bond.Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rogers, of 13657 U.S. 64 Alternate in Rocky Mount,is asked to contact the sheriffs office at 459-1510. href='' - -