GRANT PARISH, La. (GPSO) - The Grant Parish Sheriff’s Office was investigating a case where a man claimed to be a licensed contractor and performed an extensive amount of work on a new home.
The homeowners learned that the man had done the work so improperly that they had to hire someone else to come and correct all of the mistakes that had been made. The man had also told the homeowners that his tools had been stolen and needed to borrow money to go buy new tools.
Through the investigation, it was learned that the man had actually pawned his own tools.
Brian Beebe, 35, of Lena, was arrested for home improvement fraud and theft over $1,000.