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Waubun woman sentenced for writing bad checks

Bethany Marie Kern, 27, of rural Waubun has been sentenced in Becker County District Court on a felony bad check charge.

According to court records, on three occasions in late June and early July of 2018 she wrote checks to a Detroit Lakes business. All were returned for nonsufficient funds. The three checks totaled $1,465.

Kern appeared in court May 8 before District Judge Gretchen Thilmony, who stayed imposition of sentence and ordered her to pay a $1,000 fine, $1,090 in court fees and $1,660 in restitution. She was placed on supervised probation for five years.