News of Record, Jan. 16, 2014
Woman accused of check fraud
A Fort Dodge woman is being held in the Webster County Jail after she allegedly cashed multiple fraudulent checks at a local business.
Angelina M. Majors, 38, is facing nine counts of forgery and one count of third-degree theft.
The criminal complaint stated Majors cashed nine checks at Liquor and Tobacco Outlet, 902 First Ave. N., between April 20-30, 2013. It’s alleged that those nine checks came from two separate closed bank accounts and that Majors knew the accounts no longer existed.
In all, the fraudulent checks were worth $709.
Majors made her initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday. Magistrate William Thatcher ordered Majors held on $45,000 bond for the forgery charges and $2,000 bond for the theft charge.
Her preliminary hearing was scheduled for Jan. 24.
Probation violation – Anthony D. Essing, 30, 311 First Ave. N., sent to District Court.
Driving while barred – Megan A. Nelson, 35, Rolfe, preliminary hearing set for Jan. 29.
Absence from custody – Austin D. Runnells, 21, 311 First Ave. N., preliminary hearing set for Jan. 24.
Fifth-degree criminal mischief – Maurice D. Johnson Wigley, 21, 1550 L St., $320 and two days in jail suspended.
No insurance, accident-related – Makinzy Grady, no age provided, 1827 Third Ave. S., $735.
A person reported an assault.
Blake Alexander, Kohl’s, Casey’s and Danielle Carlson each reported a theft.
Terri Friesth reported criminal mischief.
Amy Pederson, Badger, reported credit card fraud.
Deborah Elsberry, Harcourt, reported a burglary.
Darryl Landsverk and Caleb Lehman, both of Badger, each reported criminal mischief.
Richard Payne, Shawnee, Kan., reported a theft.
Chad Friesth, 1551 National Ave., reported a theft.
MidAmerican Energy, 637 S. 22nd St., reported a burglary.