Martin trial set for next week

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.To read the rest of this story, see the May 21 issue of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.