ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County Police said the antheral who conned an aged Ellicott City mates retired of $33,000 successful May for a roofing occupation is present down bars.
Police said 30-year-old William Lee Nicholson was charged successful a warrant connected fiscal crimes against a susceptible adult, theft, theft scheme, and concern charges for acting arsenic an unlicensed contractor.
The patrol squad that covers the couple’s vicinity helped hole the extortion successful precocious May.
When an aged mates reported to constabulary that they had been scammed retired of $33,000 for a extortion job, the patrol squad that covers their Ellicott City vicinity (w/ assistance from a neighborly roofing expert) decided to commercialized their work belts for instrumentality belts & hole the extortion themselves. pic.twitter.com/K9QZXdPujCREAD MORE: Baltimore Police Searching For Missing 70-Year-Old Man With Dementia
— Howard County Police Department (@HCPDNews) May 28, 2021
Nicholson has nary fixed code and is being held successful a Pennsylvania jail, constabulary said.