Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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October 31, 2013

Man arrested for home repair fraud

Teddy Girton was arrested Monday by the Vermillion County Sheriff’s Department on a felony warrant for home repair fraud.

Girton is the owner of Teddy’s Paving in Danville.  A joint investigation was conducted by the Charleston Police Department, Mattoon Police Department and Coles County Sheriff’s Department that yielded five area victims of a “driveway scam."  Police are requesting any additional victims contact their local police department. 

Girton is currently in the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections for a parole violation.

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