Man accused of taking money but never fixing hurricane damage

Police say Terry Hall agreed to repair Hurricane Michael damage on the victim's home, but never started them after being paid. (Bay County Sheriff's Office)

LYNN HAVEN, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Southport man is facing charges after police say he was paid to repair Hurricane Michael damages but never did.

Lynn Haven Police say Terry Hall, 33, and the victim had a verbal agreement for Hall to fix the victim's roof. That was December 31st.
They say the victim paid hall $5,000 as a deposit for materials.

In April, police said Hall got a building permit under a company he formerly subcontracted for. The owner told the victim his business had not contracted with her to replace the roof, that was Hall.

As of October 1st, the work on the victim's roof still hadn't started.

Police talked to Hall and say he admitted to getting the money from the victim and had bought materials, but they were stolen.

They say Hall also admitted he was not a licensed contractor and had used someone else's contractor's license to get a building permit.

Hall is charged with fraud contractor during state of emergency.

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