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Published September 09, 2011, 09:08 PM

Fosston, MN, Man Pleads Not Guilty to Check Forgery

RED LAKE COUNTY, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A Fosston, MN, man pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday to charges of felony forgery and felony theft.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

RED LAKE COUNTY, MN (WDAZ-TV) - A Fosston, MN, man pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday to charges of felony forgery and felony theft.

The Red Lake County Sheriff's Office says Barry James Greene, 40, is accused of writing checks from a closed account to purchase about $2,000-worth of diesel fuel from Cenex stores in Red Lake County.

The crimes were committed on August 13, according to a release from Sheriff Mitch Bernstein.

Greene was arrested by Polk County deputies in Fosston on September 2.

Greene is being held on $1,000 cash bond in Crookston.

The Sheriff's Office says additional charges may be pending in surrounding counties for similar crimes.

Greene has another court appearance on September 12.

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