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June 10, 2016
180 days on felony check forgery charge
Lee Ann Jones, 29, of Box 172, Ponsford, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records, on Nov. 12 she wrote a $100 check at Seven Sisters Spirits for three bottles of alcohol. The check, from Citizens National Bank in Park...
June 10, 2016 - 5:55am
April 29, 2016
Woman gets 19 months on check forgery charge
Kristina Anna Jirava, 43, of 18421 County Road 18, Ogema has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony charge of check forgery. A second felony charge of check forgery was dismissed in a plea agreement. According to court records, on Jan. 12, 2015, police were informed...
April 29, 2016 - 5:40am
February 13, 2016
Woman charged with check forgery
A Ponsford woman made her first court appearance after being accused of forging a stolen check to buy alcohol. Lee Ann Jones, 28, faces a felony check forgery charge after an incident that occurred on Dec. 1, 2015. According to court documents, an officer with the Becker County Sheriff’s...
February 13, 2016 - 5:50am
December 4, 2015
DL woman charged with felony check forgery
Corrine Anne Devall, 28, of 20450 County Road 21, Detroit Lakes has been charged in Becker County District Court on four felony counts of check forgery. According to court records, on Nov. 4 police were informed that she had allegedly written several checks to Detroit Lakes retailers...
December 4, 2015 - 5:35am
October 11, 2015
White Earth woman charged with forgery
Danielle Rae Manypenny, 33, of Box 403, White Earth has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery. According to court records, on March 14 she attempted to cash a $375 check at Berry’s Bar in Ogema. The owner declined to cash it, because there was...
October 11, 2015 - 5:45am
September 12, 2015
Forged check sentencing
Karre Ann Villebrun Ashley, 51, of 36074 Pike Trail, White Earth, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. A second charge of felony check forgery was dropped in a plea agreement. According to court records, she cashed a check that had been...
September 12, 2015 - 5:50am
August 10, 2015
Bemidji man charged with check forgery
Darryl James Deane, 33, of 516 Sixth St. S.W., Bemidji has been charged in Becker County District Court with two counts of felony check forgery. According to court records, on May 19 Detroit Lakes police were informed that fraudulent checks had been passed at Murphy Oil and Walmart,...
August 10, 2015 - 5:00am
July 17, 2015
Forged check attempted
Two people have been accused of trying to pass a forged $500 check at a bank in Detroit lakes. Zackuary Wendell Harless, 27, of 408 East Main, Frazee and Rachel Ann Christianson, 32, of 26803 Lidstrom Road, Detroit Lakes each face two felony charges of check forgery in Becker County...
July 17, 2015 - 5:35am
March 6, 2015
Local woman sentenced for felony check forgery
A Ponsford woman found guilty of felony check forgery has been sentenced. Lee Ann Jones, 27, was given five years probation and 59 days credit for time already served. She will also pay a $1,000 fine. Jones attempted to cash a stolen paycheck of $450 According to the complaint,...
March 6, 2015 - 5:40am
March 9, 2014
Ogema woman gets prison time for check forgery
An Ogema woman was convicted and sentenced recently in Becker County District Court on two felony counts of check forgery. Two additional counts of the same charge against Barbara Sue Jackson, 31, of 40699 County Highway 34, Ogema, were dismissed at sentencing. Jackson was ordered...
March 9, 2014 - 4:00pm
June 7, 2013
Jail, fine for forgery
A St. Cloud man was sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony check forgery charge. Willie Russell Baker Jr., 51, was given a 15-month prison sentence, stayed on conditions including completion of 120 days in jail, payment of $1,085 in court fines and fees, and his portion...
June 7, 2013 - 4:00pm
March 31, 2009
Vergas woman charged with check forgery
Heather Marie Dillon, 20, of 500 Pelican Lane, Vergas, has been charged in Becker County District Court with felony check forgery and felony offering a forged check. According to court records: On Jan. 9, an investigation allegedly revealed that Dillon wrote four checks to herself...
March 31, 2009 - 2:18pm
November 19, 2008
Woman sentenced for check forgery
Malinda Lace Holmes, 19, of 316 South Swift, Litchfield, has been sentenced in Becker County District Court for felony check forgery. According to court records: On May 23, she and a boyfriend took a family member's checkbook and wrote checks totaling about $3,500 in the Detroit...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
August 23, 2008
Well-known Fargo builder, Pelican Rapid resident and wife face felony charges
FARGO - Fargo homebuilder Larry Villella, known for his "Hey, how you doin'?" advertisements, and his wife face felony charges for allegedly exploiting her 75-year-old father out of more than $100,000 and forging his signature on a loan guaranty to benefit their business. Documents...
August 23, 2008 - 10:00pm
July 29, 2008
Former Clay County court clerk faces forgery charge
A woman who until recently was a clerk at Clay County District Court is accused in court documents of mishandling a civil file that named her as a defendant and which ultimately went missing. Diane Sue McCabe, 57, Fargo, is charged with one count of aggravated forgery. According...
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am