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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2019

CONTACT:

James Burnette Jr., director
NCDA&CS Structural Pest Control and Pesticides Division
919-733-3556

N.C. Structural Pest Control Committee announces case settlements

RALEIGH – The N.C. Structural Pest Control Committee recently approved the following settlement agreements. Settlements involved individuals in Clay, Cumberland, Durham, Lee, Moore, New Hanover, Union and Wake Counties.

Settlements are listed by county below:

(Clay) Gregory Lohman, license holder for Alpine Exterminating, has agreed to pay $800 for applying commercial pesticides without a valid pesticide license.

(Cumberland) Kenneth Jordan, license holder for Economy Pest Control, has agreed to pay $800 for applying a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with its labeling and for failing to supervise pest control conducted out of his office. Economy Pest Control routinely applied the SHOCKWAVE Fogging Concentrate in residential and commercial settings despite the product label stating “do not apply this product as a space spray in any residential or commercial setting. Space spray are only allowed in food handling establishments.”

(Durham) Henry Judson-Saunders Smith, operator of HJS Acquisitions; Mosquito TEK LLC, has agreed to pay $1,600 for making commercial pesticide applications without a valid pesticide license and with lapsed liability insurance, as well as failing to obtain Registered Technician cards for four employees within 75 days of hiring.

(Lee) William J. Ingersoll, a license holder for Sandhills Pest Control, has agreed to pay $2,800 for engaging in work as a manager, owner or owner-operator in structural pest control without a valid pesticide license, and for failing to supervise structural pest control work performed out of his office.
(Moore) Terry S. Canady, owner and operator of Canady’s Service, Inc., has agreed to pay $400 for failing to supervise structural pest control work performed out of his office.

(Moore) Gabriel Dial, also with Canady’ Service, Inc, has agreed to pay $400 for using a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Dial applied a pesticide directly to the foundation walls and widows of a home, instead of in trenches, as required by the label.

(Moore) Wesley A. Wooten, operator of State Pest Control, LLC, has ag reed to pay $400 for establishing more than two branch offices in addition to his home office, failing to personally supervise pest control work conducted out of his office and establishing multiple branch offices without filing proper paperwork in Sanford, Wendell and Fayetteville from Nov. 1, 2016 to Feb. 9, 2017.

(New Hanover) Stanley Hollingsworth, owner and operator of Bug N A Rug Extermination, has agreed to pay $1,200 for engaging in work as a manager, owner or owner-operator in structural pest control without a valid pesticide license.

(Union) George L. Bryce, owner of Crown Pest Control in Waxhaw, agreed to pay $400 for not actively supervising structural pest control work performed out of his office.

(Wake) Theodoric Taylor, owner and operator of Ardy Taylor Pest Control, has agreed to pay $400 for making commercial pesticide applications without a valid pesticide license, and for submitting an inaccurate Wood Destroying Insect Report 100 form which incorrectly reported a previous termite treatment when there was none.

NCDA&CS Public Affairs Division, Andrea Ashby, Director
Mailing Address:1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1001
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3001; FAX: (919) 733-5047

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