Lafayette man arrested for St. Landry Parish home improvement fraud

A Lafayette man was arrested Friday in connection with a home improvement fraud case out of St. Landry Parish.

The Sheriff’s Office says that 48-year-old Albert George Johnson was arrested following an investigation that began in February 2020.

According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, Detectives were notified on February 23, 2020 to a residential contractor fraud incident.

Upon further investigation, it was determined that the victim allegedly entered into a contractual agreement with Johnson, who is identified as the owner of Alliance Covenant Painting, LLC.

The victim told deputies that Johnson had allegedly agreed to remodel the victim’s residence and

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