Lafayette man booked with home advancement fraud

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Lafayette gentleman and booked him with dwelling improvement fraud.

Warrick Paul Boudreaux, 52 was arrested immediately after an investigation that commenced in July 2020.

Deputies ended up termed by the target, who signed a contract with Boudreaux in 2019. Deputies discovered that Boudreaux, operator of WB Construction LLC, was named by the target to do some reworking at her residence. She gave Boudreaux some money to pay out for the products, and paid Boudreaux for labor, deputies say.

Although Boudreaux was setting up flooring in the household, he ruptured a water line, deputies say. The target found the ruptured line months just after the set up of the floor was concluded. Boudreaux assured the sufferer that the harm would be repaired but in no way returned to the property to mend the damages. Boudreaux told the victim that he hardly ever returned thanks to the supplies currently being stolen from her residence.

The sufferer built a lot of makes an attempt to contact Boudreaux throughout the pursuing yr with damaging final results, and claims that he did not satisfy the contractual arrangement by not finishing the transform. The overall total of the cash dispersed to Boudreaux was $14,225.07.

A warrant was issued for Boudreaux’s arrest, and he was booked on April 15, deputies say.