MANDEVILLE, Louisiana — Mandeville Police have arrested a Metairie moving company owner following an investigation into an incident in which his company allegedly withheld a woman's property when she would not pay an extravagant bill.
The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/16Kh3Jh) 45-year-old Dundwoodie McDuffie, of Metairie, has been booked in to the St. Tammany Parish Jail on extortion and unauthorized use of a movable charges.
Lt. Gerald Sticker says police launched an investigation into McDuffie's company, Mr. Move, on May 29 after a woman said the company was holding her property because she wouldn't pay her grossly inflated bill.
Sticker says the woman said Mr. Move raised her bill to more than $2,000 after she originally was quoted a $700 price.
It was unclear whether McDuffie has an attorney.
Information from: The Times-Picayune, http://www.nola.com