Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County Police News

Pine Grove Man Bilked by Dr. Chimney

It’s another incident involving home improvement fraud in the area.

dr chimney

A Pine Grove man says he paid someone to clean his chimney but the person never showed up.

According to State Police in Schuylkill Haven, a 37-year-old man living on Circle Drive in Pine Grove Township paid someone doing business as Dr. Chimney $1,090 to perform chimney maintenance.

He paid for the work in September 2021 but Dr. Chimney was a no-show.

This is the third story of home improvement fraud in the area just this week.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147

We recently reported on a father-son duo who got picked up by police in Berks County for bilking customers out of home improvement service.

Police are not saying these incidents are related in any way.

The Haven barracks is still investigating the alleged theft of services in Pine Grove.

ALSO READ: 

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More From The Canary

PA Lottery Numbers

Saturday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Wednesday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Thursday's winning numbers

PA Lottery Numbers

Sunday's winning numbers

Local Sports

Here is a weekly update on coal region natives in pro baseball.

Schuylkill County News

Last seen leaving his home at 5:30 a.m. Sunday

Minersville News

Police have not released the name of the victim.

Pottsville News

A food truck would have a hard time replacing this atmosphere.

Advertisement https://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js?client=ca-pub-1658728627906147