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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,...
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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...
news / crime
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...
news / crime
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
July 25, 2008
Two charged with felony check forgery
Malinda Lace Holmes, 18, of Litchfield has been charged in Becker County District Court with offering a forged check, a felony, and check forgery -- $250 or more, also a felony. She and her boyfriend allegedly stole check blanks from one of her relatives and signed the woman's name...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
May 24, 2008
Menahga women appears on check forgery charge
Nicole Stopka, 29, 13091 120th St., Menahga appeared in Hubbard County District Court on a check forgery charge. According to the complaint, Citizens National Bank notified the Park Rapids police investigator of a forged check cashed Nov. 23, 2007. The check for $3,200 was made...
May 24, 2008 - 12:00am