U.S. Border Patrol Riverine agents assist in rescue and recovery efforts in the greater Houston area in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 29, 2017. (Michael Lerma/DHS)

Contractor Who Stole $400K in Services After Hurricane Harvey Sentenced to 10 Years

A building contractor who stole approximately $400,000 in goods and services from dozens of suppliers and subcontractors across Montgomery and Harris County agreed to a plea deal Monday that included 10 years behind bars.

Benjamin Andrew Wood, 36, pleaded guilty to aggregate theft in Harris County District Court, Monday morning. The deal will coincide with a 10-year sentence delivered by a Montgomery County court. The sentence will run concurrently.

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