Springfield police search for suspect in home repair fraud

SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating a suspect involved in a home repair fraud scheme.

Authorities say Jeremy Sorenson, 32, is wanted for theft by deception.  According to Springfield Police, Sorenson is a Springfield-based contractor who was allegedly involved in taking about $50,000 in a home repair fraud scheme from June 2014 to December 2014.

Police say Sorenson has been using an alias, Adam Jones, and is operating a fictitious business called Starlite Construction.  Authorities say a second suspect, 28-year-old Angel Brinkley, has turned herself in to police and faces charges of theft by deception in relation to the home repair fraud.

Anyone with information on Sorenson's whereabouts is asked to contact the Springfield Police Department at (217) 788-8345 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427.
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