PHILIPSBURG BOROUGH – A 45-year-old West Decatur man, Patrick Gerg, has been accused of home improvement fraud.
According to state police at Philipsburg, Gerg was hired to complete a construction project on Berkley Street in Philipsburg Borough.
He was given numerous checks, totaling $15,700. However, Gerg allegedly never started the project and kept the money.
Charges have been filed through the district court, and Gerg was arraigned on Sunday.