Hey, wipe that smile of your face, Jason Combs of ASAP Towing on McCoy Road! You’ve just been busted for (allegedly) doing something pretty terrible. According to a press release from Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings’ office, today – following a fairly prolonged investigation – 44-year-old Combs was arrested on the following charges: One count of Grand Theft 29 counts of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle Failure to release vehicle within 1 hour after request Failing to Maintain Records Failure to Post Towing Contracts Four Counts of Failure to Notify the Sheriff’s Office within 30 minutes of tow 60 Counts of Violation of Orange County Ordinance What’s that, you say? A predatory tow company owner fleecing unsuspecting drivers, especially out in the tourist corridor, especially during GayDays, June 5-9, just outside of the expo host hotel, the DoubleTree, here in the South? Oh, and also, a series of (allegedly) falsified contractual documents, unlawful “gate charges” ($40 a pop), towing warnings posted outside of statutory zones in various rights of way, uncomfortable canoodling with restaurant owners, (allegedly) falsified time sheets for staff AND a boat on premises without a trailer? THIS SOUNDS LIKE FLORIDA. This morning, we were tipped off […]
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