PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – An unlicensed contractor in Yavapai County has been ordered to pay almost $ 70,000 in restitution for defrauding owners since 2016.
County prosecutors say Mark Allen Whittington, 62, was additionally sentenced Monday to 5 years of intensive probation and 100 hours of neighborhood service.
Whittington was arrested in Las Vegas in January 2019 and served 728 days in jail.
Final month, Whittington pleaded responsible to 6 counts of theft and unlicensed promoting.
The Arizona Registry of Contractors stated it investigated six separate incidents associated to Whittington and located it took almost $ 125,000 from Prescott owners for initiatives that had been by no means accomplished or began.
Investigators say Whittington, a former Prescott resident, has by no means been a licensed contractor in Arizona.
A restitution evaluation listening to for Whittington is scheduled for April in Yavapai County Superior Court docket.
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