Police say they're handing out flyers for McMartin Tree Service and it's not insured.
"These kinds of companies change their name from even door to door," Tom Bartholomy, president of the Charlotte Better Business Bureau, said.
He and Adams said people need to check out businesses before they hire.
"If he shows up at your door, close the door -- and call the police," Adams said.
Police said it's not illegal for the men to go door to door, but they want to make sure residents are fully aware of who they might be hiring.
I read this without thinking much of it. But then I thought, are these guilty of anything or currently committing a crime?
One guy is alleged to have stolen money but no witnesses actually came to court. The other guy is a rapist. So they are certainly unsavory.
But is it the job of the police to interfere with a private business just because they aren't nice guys?
What am I missing?