Man accused of ripping-off elderly woman out of $4K

Man accused of ripping-off elderly woman out of $4K

Credit: Boone Police

David Harmon

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by ELIZABETH THOMAS / WCNC.com

WCNC.com

Posted on July 12, 2013 at 11:53 AM

BOONE, N.C. -- A Boone man is accused of taking more than $4,000 from an elderly woman to perform work around her home without ever performing any of the work.

Boone Police arrested 53-year-old Charles David Harmon on Wednesday and charged him with misdemeanor failure to work after being paid.

Authorities say Harmon was paid $4,200 by and 82-year-old woman for a roofing job back in 2011.

The victim told police Harmon took the money and never started the work.

Harmon's court date was set for August 20, and he was released on a written promise.

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