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Lodi man arrested in PY for driveway sealing scam

On Wednesday morning, Penn Yan Village Police arrested Charles E. Cooper, age 29, of West Seneca Street in Lodi,for scheme to defraud, a class E felony.Cooper was arrested after he charged a village resident $2,200 to seal coat a paved driveway.Back in 2006, Mr. Cooper charged a different village resident $2,300 to seal coat a paved driveway after it was agreed upon that it would cost $200 to $300.Cooper was arraigned in Penn Yan Village Court and committed to the Yates County Jail on $10,000 cash or $20,000 bond.

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