Suffern contractor Motz charged by DA for 2nd time in 4 months

For the second time in four months, Suffern home improvement contractor Scott Motz has been charged in Rockland with taking money from a homeowner and then not doing the work or accounting for the costs.

Motz, 43, who owns S.T.M. Construction, has been charged with third-degree grand larceny, a felony. He’s accused of stealing $4,400 from a Suffern resident by not replacing the homeowner’s roof, Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe said Monday.

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Steve Lieberman

Steve Lieberman joined The Journal News as an editor in February 1984 and became a reporter during the spring of 1986. He has covered police, courts and legal issues for more than a decade, after reporting on county, town, village and state governments and general issues. He received more than a dozen state awards for writing and reporting. Born and raised in The Bronx, he has lived in Rockland since 1988.