SHREVEPORT – A Minden contractor has been arrested after reportedly taking advantage of a 70-year-old victim, Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator said.
Andre Blaze, of Minden, was arrested for residential contractor fraud.
Caddo investigators say Blaze entered into a contract for home repair with a 70-year-old Shreveport resident and was paid $3,700 up front. He reportedly failed to do any work in a 45-day period.
Blaze eventually sent another individual who stripped siding from the house, then requesting an additional $500, which was paid to the homeowner. After receiving the additional money, Blaze reportedly never returned to work on the home. The removal