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Woman steals credit card, sentenced to jail, probation

Tequita Shunta Thomas, 33, of 306 Lake Ave., Detroit Lakes has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony financial transaction card fraud.

According to court records: On July 4, she was working a night cleaning shift at the Holiday Inn and found a credit card left by a guest near the public computer. She used the card to buy more than $300 worth of goods in Detroit Lakes.

District Judge Joe Evans stayed imposition of sentence for five years and placed her on supervised probation for five years. She was ordered to serve three days in jail and another 17 days on electronic home monitoring at her own expense.

She was fined $500 and ordered to pay more than $300 in restitution.