APSO arrests contractor fraud suspect

ASSUMPTION PARISH, La (LOCAL 33) - The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of committing residential contractor fraud. 

According to authorities, detectives received a complaint in mid- February. The victim stated 49-year-old Lionel Spillman Jr. accepted a sum of money to construct a houseboat.

Detectives were notified the suspect had performed one day of work in November and never returned for completion, authorities said.

According to authorities, Spillman was not listed under the State Board of Licensed Contractors. 

Spillman was booked into the Assumption Parish Detention Center on a charge of Residential Contractor Fraud. 

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