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.

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.


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!

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.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

More From The Canary

Local News

Police investigation ongoing

Local News

State Police bomb squad called in

Schuylkill County Police News

A hand railing, sign and window victims of the rage.

Local News

Investigation ongoing, police say

Schuylkill County Police News

A designated driver is ALWAYS a good idea.

Local News

Opposing Republicans present strong argument on 'No' vote

Schuylkill County Police News

Incident happened on May 27

Canary Jumped the Shark

What's the deal with June 31st?

Local News

Subdued ceremony held on Garfield Square Monday.

Local News

Bridge repair over Swatara Creek begins Monday.