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Bond set for contractor in tornado victim theft

Published: Monday, December 09, 2019 @ 4:34 PM

Contractor pleads not guilty in tornado victim theft

A local contractor accused of taking people’s money and promising to repair their homes that were damaged in the Memorial Day tornadoes was arraigned in court on one count of theft.

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Bond was set at $25,000 for Brandon Valandingham, owner of Buckeye Storm Solutions. 

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His next hearing is Dec. 18.

Valandingham is facing one count of theft.

Investigators told News Center 7 that they are still looking for homeowners who gave contractors money and never received repairs. Call your local law enforcement office to report any similar incidents.