Corinth man indicted in roofing scam

Charles Fairchild

Police busted a Corinth man for allegedly accepting money for roof work he never provided.

On Thursday June 15th, 2017, the Corinth Police Department arrested Charles Fairchild, 37, for Theft of Property ($30,000 or more but less than $150,000), a third-degree Felony. Fairchild was booked into the Denton County jail and was released the same day on a $5000.00 bond.

Corinth Police investigators collaborated with other area police departments and learned that Fairchild was also a suspect in other similar type offenses in Carrollton and Denton.

Fairchild received a True Bill of Indictment from the Denton County Grand Jury on June 15th, 2017 after Corinth, Carrollton and Denton Police investigators filed multiple cases against him for taking pre-construction deposits from homeowners on behalf of his company, Metroplex Roof and Fence, Inc. and not ever starting or completing the work.

“We know of five victims so far; three in Corinth and one each in Carrollton and Denton, with losses estimated at $33,000,” said Greg Wilkerson, Corinth Assistant Police Chief. “We be believe that there are other victims.”

Those who may have fallen victim to this individual or company should contact Investigator Tim Dial at 940-498-2017 or [email protected] or contact your local police department.

CTG Staff
CTG Staff
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