Contractor charged with grand larceny in Ontario County

Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson reports that on March 15th a Hemlock man was arrested for grand larceny following an investigation into work that was never performed.

Donald Paul Zielinski, 53, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny following an investigation into events that transpired between 2017 and 2018.



After being provided a down payment of $1,400 – Zielinski never performed any work; and refused to answer phone calls made by the person who was seeking the work out.

Zielinski was issued an appearance ticket to answer the charges in Richmond Town Court.