Home improvement contractor facing charges of forgery, fraud

A Port Vue contractor is facing criminal charges after allegedly forging an insurance policy and failing to complete a home renovation project.Action News Investigates: Click the video player above to watch the report.Edwin Pope, 70, was hired to do an addition at the Whitehall home of Zachary and Haley Childers.The Childerses said Pope left the job unfinished after they paid him $38,000. They were forced to hire another contractor to finish the addition.“There really hasn’t been an end in sight with the financial impact. It’s very scary,” Haley Childers said.According to a criminal complaint, before signing a contract with Pope,