Metairie Man Accused of Residential Contractor Fraud

KPLC, Dec. 1, 2021

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) – A Metairie man is being extradited back to Calcasieu Parish after being accused of residential contractor fraud following an incident reported in April 2021, according to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office.

A homeowner in Lake Charles filed a report with the Contractor Fraud Response Team in April 2021 in reference to contractor fraud, according to Kayla Vincent, sheriff’s office spokeswoman.

During the investigation, the victim advised detectives they hired Jason L. Mears, 45, of Metairie, owner of Jason Mears Roofing & Construction, to complete repairs on damages at their home that were sustained during Hurricane Laura, Vincent said.

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