Bossier contractor wanted after getting paid thousands of dollars but not doing the work

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 11:07am

The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is asking the public for help locating a contractor who took thousands of dollars from a customer but never did the work that he was contractually obligated to do.

Brandon James Darby, 33, is wanted on a criminal arrest warrant for misapplication of payments after the victim paid him $20,698 to build a barn however Darby did not perform the work despite entering into a contractual agreement with the victim.

Darby is a white male, 5’ 8” tall and weighs about 200 pounds. Anyone who can help police locate him is asked to call Bossier Crime Stoppers at (318) 424-4100.Callers to Crime Stoppers are reminded they may remain totally anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000for information that leads to an arrest.
The Bossier Financial Crimes Task Force is composed of white collar crime investigators with the Bossier City Police Department and Bossier Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Bossier City Chief of Police Shane McWilliams and Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington formed the task force by combining resources from both agencies to combat crimes such as identity theft, fraud and embezzlement with the city and parish.


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