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Police: Contractor took $110,000, didn’t do work

INDIAN LAKE — An Elizabethtown contractor was charged Sunday for allegedly taking about $110,000 from a victim and not performing the work.

State Police said 33-year-old Edward H. Bessette Jr., of B&B Construction, did not complete the construction in Blue Mountain Lake.

The victim reported the incident to police on Oct. 25, according to State Police.

Bessette was charged with felony second-degree grand larceny. He received an appearance ticket and is due back in Indian Lake Town Court on May 29.

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