Owner of Redz Automotive arrested after fraudulent business practices tip

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CAROLINE COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A Caroline County man is behind bars after deputies say a tip about a fraudulent business practices led to the investigation of the owner.

The Caroline County Sheriff’s Office said several people filed complaints about services at Redz Automotive, a car repair shop.

An investigation into the owner, 34-year-old Dustin Shrewsbury, found evidence that the man was allegedly abusing a family member.

According to CCSO, on June 13, 2019, investigators obtained a search warrant for Shrewsbury’s residence and as a result of this investigation Shrewsbury has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding, two counts of domestic assault, one count of threatening to burn a dwelling, one count of obtaining money under false pretenses, and operating a business within Caroline County without a business license.

“I am so thankful for our vigilant citizens of Caroline County that continuously give us information,” Sheriff Lippa said. “Together we continue to make Caroline County a safer place to live, work, and raise a family.”

Shrewsbury is being held at the Pamunkey Regional Jail without bond. Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact Lieutenant T. L. Nutter at (804) 633-5400.

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