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Woman in court for taking ‘friend’s’ vehicle

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A Mahnomen woman appeared Monday in Becker County District Court on a felony theft charge.

Eleanor Mary Sargent, 46, of 2086 College Road, Mahnomen, is also facing a gross misdemeanor count of the same charge in connection with a March 11 incident in Detroit Lakes.


According to court records, Sargent allegedly took a gray Ford Explorer belonging to someone she called “a friend,” and used it to drive to Walmart, without having the owner’s permission.

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