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Martin trial set for next week

May 21, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — A man accused of home improvement fraud will stand trial next week in Whitley County Circuit Court.

George Martin, 55, of North Manchester, was arrested in October and charged with the Class C felony. His trial will begin Wednesday, May 29 at 9 a.m.

According to case reports, Martin, along with two other men, allegedly performed work on the driveway of a man in Whitley County. The elderly man’s sister, who assists him with finances, called the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department believing her brother had been a victim of fraud.

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