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Jail for forged checks

Jerry Anthony Crawford, 37, of Congregate Housing No. 17, Waubun has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery.

According to court records, from September through January, he allegedly wrote $8,905 after stealing check blanks from a woman he had lived with and worked for.

He appeared April 27 before District Judge Peter Irvine, who sentenced him to 13 months in prison, stayed 10 years, and ordered him to serve 128 days in jail.

He must pay $12,900 in restitution.