Operation Freelancer Nabs Unlicensed Contractors
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested 20 people on multiple charges during Operation Freelancer, an investigation to protect citizens from unlicensed contractors.
In all, this operation resulted in 15 felony charges, 36 misdemeanor charges and three citations. It is also important to note that of the 20 defendants, 13 have prior criminal histories with 91 total prior felony charges and 89 prior misdemeanor charges. Two were charged with drug possession for bringing illegal substances with them to the home and two were arrested for driving with a suspended license.
Credit: Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office
News Release #: 14-281