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Frazee woman in court for forging checks totaling $70

A Frazee woman will make her first appearance Thursday in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of check forgery.

Justina Ellen Gilbertson, 20, of 18915 County Highway 39, Frazee, is accused of trying to cash two forged checks totaling $70 at Cenex in Detroit Lakes on Aug. 25.

The defendant has two prior theft convictions on her record, one from Jan. 31, 2011 and the other from April 2 of this year.