Fond du Lac County contractor charged with theft, bail jumping

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WBAY) – Action 2 News has learned a Fond du Lac County contractor facing multiple theft cases has been charged again.

Adam Walsh of Van Dyne is charged with theft by a contractor between $2,500 and $5,000.

A person in Fond du Lac went to police earlier this month, saying they paid Walsh $4,450 to work on their deck, and showed police a contract signed on May 30. When months went by, the person texted their concerns to Walsh and received a reply from someone saying their name was Abigail and that Walsh was in the hospital and received no further replies.

Police say they tried reaching Walsh at the phone number provided to the victim and didn’t receive a response.

In addition to theft, Walsh is charged with two felony counts of bail jumping and a misdemeanor for bail jumping.

Walsh is currently out on

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Adam Walsh of Fond du Lac charged with contractor theft of over $100,000

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Adam Walsh (Photo: Courtesy of Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office)

FOND DU LAC – A 36-year-old Fond du Lac man being held in custody faces multiple charges on accusations that he collected money from customers as a contractor and failed to complete any projects. 

Customers say they were bilked by Adam Walsh out of more than $100,000, according to prosecutors. 

Walsh was charged last week in Fond du Lac County Circuit Court with theft by contractor and three counts of bail jumping. While out on bail for a previous felony offense, Walsh, operating under the name Walsh’s Contracting, was hired in May to replace a deck on a house on Rose Avenue in the city of Fond du Lac.

The homeowner paid Walsh $4,450 to complete the contracted work. The checks were cashed but the work went undone, court records state.

In August the homeowner texted Walsh about

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Evansville city contractor will not be charged for shooting of alleged attacker



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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — A contractor working for the city’s Evansville Land Bank Corp. will not be charged after shooting a man Thursday while inspecting a house on Fares Avenue.

Evansville Police Department spokesman Sgt. Nick Winsett said detectives determined the contractor was acting in self defense when he fired his handgun, which he had a permit to carry.

“He was clearly justified. There was no other recourse. He was being attacked,” Winsett said.

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He said police conferred with the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office in the decision.

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Kelly Coures, executive director of the Evansville Department of Metropolitan Development, said the contractor is a retired building inspector who was examining the vacant house in the 1700 block of Fares Avenue for cisterns

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Military contractor charged with fraud on Africa contracts

A U.S. military contractor has been indicted in California for allegedly faking quality control on construction projects in Africa that were so badly done some buildings collapsed, including an aircraft hangar

SAN DIEGO — A U.S. military contractor has been indicted in California for allegedly faking quality control on construction projects in Africa that were so badly done some buildings collapsed, including an aircraft hangar, authorities said Tuesday.

Micheline Pollock was named in a 98-count indictment by a federal grand jury in San Diego, the U.S. attorney’s office for Southern California said in a statement.

Pollock was chief executive officer of Dover Vantage, which between 2011 and 2018 won contracts from the Army Corps of Engineers and Navy Facilities Engineering Command for military and humanitarian projects in Africa.

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