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Ponsford woman in court for bad check

A Ponsford woman will make her first appearance Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of attempted theft by check.

Kathleen Rose Jones, 31, of 29486 County Road 129, Ponsford, is accused of issuing a $1,605 bad check to a Detroit Lakes business on Sept. 27, for the purchase of two televisions.

According to the complaint, a representative of the business had contacted the bank prior to authorizing the sale, and learned that the checking account had been closed. The televisions were both recovered, the complaint stated.