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Concrete contractor has probation revoked in bad check case

Bob Williams gets new restitution deal
Posted at 6:33 PM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 20:02:11-05

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — A concrete contractor who's pleaded guilty to ripping off people in five Missouri counties had his probation revoked Thursday for an unrelated bad check writing case.

Bob Williams has a new deal for restitution in that 2015 bad check case.

Williams' attorney, Larry Buccero, said his client failed to make some payments after pleading guilty to writing a bad check for more than $13,700.

Because Williams has also pleaded guilty to multiple counts of felony deceptive business practices and receiving stolen property, Williams' probation in the check writing case was revoked.

If Williams had successfully completed that probation, his record would've been cleared of the conviction.

Instead, Williams agreed to make payments of roughly $280 again to repay the more than $7,000 he still owes in the bad check case.

Even if he completes the payments, the case will remain on his record.

If Williams fails to make payments, he faces up to three years in prison.

Buccero has represented Williams in the more recent deceptive business practices cases in Clay, Cass, Platte and Johnson Counties in Missouri.

Williams was sentenced to probation in each of those cases. Buccero said the Missouri Attorney General's Office sought prison time in those cases.

Two Jackson County cases have been combined. Williams has pleaded guilty in those cases. His sentencing is scheduled for April.

Many of the deceptive business practice cases stem from when Williams was operating a company called Xtreme Concrete & Outdoor Living.

Buccero said he doesn't believe Williams is operating his own company now.

He said Williams is working as an employee for a construction company to make help make restitution payments.

But Buccero didn't know which company is employing Williams.