Asphalt Scam

Written by Theresa Rose on July 14, 2016

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an asphalt scam in progress on Hwy 1 in Washington County. There have been reports of this happening in the Riverside area as well with a company doing chip and seal work. Cedar River Contractors of 1990 State Street in Ely Iowa was in the area doing minimal or sub-standard work and overcharging the residents for the work completed. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office urges citizens of Washington County to be vigilant in regards to these types of activities and notify us at 319-653-2107 if they are approached by a company attempting to conduct such business.