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Pittsville Contractor Charged with Theft in Ocean City

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OCEAN CITY, Md. - Ocean City Police say a Pittsville contractor has been charged with theft and other related charges after they say he failed to complete at least two construction jobs. Police say John Alan Stull, 49, took deposits totaling thousands of dollars from victims and then failed to complete the jobs.

Ocean City Police say its officers were contacted on October 25 by an individual who stated that she contracted Stull to complete work on her home in September 2014.  Police say the victim reported that Stull was contracted to replace the roof of her private home and was paid $1,900 as a deposit. Police say Stull never began the work and could not be reached by the victim. Charges against Stull are pending in this case.

During the investigation, detectives say they determined that Stull had previously been charged with similar theft crimes. On July 18, 2014, police say Ocean City detectives began an investigation after a victim reported that Stull had been paid over $10,000 to replace the stairs of a local condo building. After more than two months had passed, police say Stull never started the job and the victims attempts to contact him were unsuccessful. In this case, Stull was charged with theft and other related charges. Stull failed to appear in court in this case and is currently wanted.

The Ocean City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division is asking citizens that feel they may have been victimized by Stull to contact Dfc. David Whitmer at 410-520-5390 or dwhitmer@oceancitymd.gov.
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