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Police: Contractor accepted money, never completed work

NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) - A contractor is facing charges, accused of accepting money to do a job. but never completing the work.

Officials say 41 year old Joshua Rodrigues was arrested Friday. 

Police s​ay he took a $2,800 deposit to install windows at a home in Newington.  Investigators say he didn't do the work and would not return the money.

Rodrigues also is not certified or registered to make home improvements.

He was held on a $25,000 bond, and is expected to appear in New Britain Superior Court on Monday. 

 


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