Local contractor accused of stealing thousands of dollars turns himself in

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HARRIS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - A local contractor who's accused of stealing thousands of dollars from his customers is no longer on the run.

Marcus Thompson is the owner of Lonestar Barn in College Station.

Thompson turned himself in to authorities Wednesday, KPRC-TV in Houston reported.

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Last year, we told you about Thompson and the people who say they've paid thousand of dollars for barn construction work that was never finished.

Thompson faces several lawsuits across southeast Texas, and up to 99 years in prison.

He's scheduled to be back in court February 7.