Man is charged with duping elderly women

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A man was charged with exploitation of the elderly and two counts of theft by deception after being accused of duping three Augusta women into paying him for cleaning their gutters, which he never did, according to Richmond County sheriff's Sgt. Paul Evans.

William Lee Witt III  Special
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William Lee Witt III

The women told police that William Lee Witt III, 43, knocked on their doors and convinced them that they had arranged for him to clean their gutters on that day.

The women, who range from age 60 to 92, said they were intimidated into paying Witt $400 to $500 for his services.

Evans said the work was never done.

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3g
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3g 09/21/10 - 12:40 pm
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Looks as if he has already

Looks as if he has already received part of the punishment he deserves .

PUPPYMOMMA
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PUPPYMOMMA 09/21/10 - 12:46 pm
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Maybe he fell off his ladder

Maybe he fell off his ladder when he was cleaning gutters.

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 09/21/10 - 12:50 pm
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The Gutter Snipe looks like

The Gutter Snipe looks like he's getting what he deserves. I hoping that it was done by one of those little old ladies!

pommom38
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pommom38 09/21/10 - 12:55 pm
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Oh my!! What a shiner you

Oh my!! What a shiner you have there..
To bad they didn't include in the article what happened to the guy. Feel bad for the elderly, always getting scammed!!

dougk
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dougk 09/21/10 - 12:59 pm
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Actually, it was the 92
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Actually, it was the 92 year-old who got him.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 09/21/10 - 01:03 pm
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Too bad the 92 year old

Too bad the 92 year old didn't get his other eye.
Scum just can't hide their flaws can they!

disssman
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disssman 09/21/10 - 01:20 pm
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Quite a man.

Quite a man.

happychimer
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happychimer 09/21/10 - 02:17 pm
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How did the 92 yr old get

How did the 92 yr old get him? Where is that story? Too bad she did not get his lip.

Chillen
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Chillen 09/21/10 - 02:23 pm
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Does he live in a N. Augusta

Does he live in a N. Augusta house with alum. foil on the windows?

J.W.
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J.W. 09/21/10 - 02:36 pm
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Looks like one of the ladies

Looks like one of the ladies had a pretty good left hook!!

Sweet son
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Sweet son 09/21/10 - 03:19 pm
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Oh, he looks great!!! I am

Oh, he looks great!!! I am with the rest of you, wonder who popped him? I am sure that he deserved it. Gashed his head too!!

ken8375309
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ken8375309 09/21/10 - 03:36 pm
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This isn't the first time

This isn't the first time this idiot has attempted this scam

http://gwdtoday.com/man-charged-with-exploiting-elderly-p19659.htm

augusta citizen
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augusta citizen 10/19/12 - 05:30 pm
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..

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Darby
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Darby 09/21/10 - 04:50 pm
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Interesting Ken83.... And

Interesting Ken83.... And that was back in April of this year. How much you willing to bet that the lowlife will be at it again as soon as he gets back on the street?

From the looks of that photo, he may have failed to clean the gutters, but somebody took out the trash...

jazzlover04
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jazzlover04 09/21/10 - 05:51 pm
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Good, one less thug on the

Good, one less thug on the street, albeit temporarily.

OhWell
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OhWell 09/21/10 - 08:42 pm
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As you know the travelers

As you know the travelers don't have phone numbers for their businesses. Several years ago I worked at an answering service that he had an account with. He was in the paving business then, an elderly lady called and reported that she had paid him to pave her drive and she was having to cut the grass growing on it. Spray paint doesn't keep grass down long.

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Boo-Hoo 09/22/10 - 07:29 am
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He will get himself a lawyer

He will get himself a lawyer and end up getting a fat check from Richmond County for excessive use of force--no justice

jcmll
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jcmll 09/22/10 - 07:46 am
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I know two other women who

I know two other women who will be coming forward to complain about this jerk. I'm sure more will speak up when they see his ugly mug--

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sassygirl3914 09/22/10 - 09:55 pm
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wow dude what happened to

wow dude what happened to you? i hope you get more than that when they lock your sorry no good for nothing tail up..you ought to be ashamed of yourself. get a real job and stop stealing from the innocent..

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