Most Wanted - Penny Art Estes
BIRTH YEAR: 1949
Penny Art Estes- Unlicensed Contractor
- Diversion of Construction Funds
- Grand Theft
- Theft by False Pretenses
- Financial Elder Abuse
Arrested June 4, 2013
- Pled Guilty to 28 Felony Counts
- Sentenced January 8, 2014 to 11 Years and 8 Months in State Prison
Green Building America
Estes ran a company called Green Building America LLC and preyed on victims who lost their homes in the Jesusita Fire and Tea Fire in Santa Barbara County. She presented contracts to rebuild homes using a hybrid (ICF) building block. Victims gave large sums of money to Estes and she failed to carry out the contracts.
Estes is also on the Most Wanted lists of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Department and Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office.
Last Updated January 28, 2014
NO ATTEMPT SHOULD BE MADE TO APPREHEND THIS INDIVIDUAL, EXCEPT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
This individual has been involved in unlicensed activity and an arrest warrant has been issued. If you see this person or have any information as to this person's whereabouts, please contact your local Police or Sheriff's Department. After contacting local law enforcement, call the Contractors State License Board in northern California at (916) 255-2924 on in southern California at (562) 345-7600. Warrants must be verfied with the law enforcement agency holding the warrant before and apprehension can be made.
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