Theft charge for Century man

A Century man was arrested in Walton County, Fla. on June 25 and charged with one count second degree theft of property by deception after receiving money to complete a construction job he never started and never attempted to repay.

John D. Kline, 48, 2110 Century Blvd., took $2,000 from an Atmore property owner as a down payment on a construction job that was going to cost a little more than $5,000, but he never returned to begin the work or attempt to give the property owner the money back, according to Atmore Police.

The property owner signed a warrant on Feb. 19, 2019, and Kline was a...