Roof Scammer Who Conned Elderly Ellicott City Residents Charged With Financial Crimes

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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.

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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/K9QZXdPujC

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Nicholson has nary fixed code and is being held successful a Pennsylvania jail, constabulary said.

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