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Rock Rapids Man Faces Up To Five Years In Prison If Convicted Of Forgery Charge

Jail Door2Rock Rapids, Iowa — A Rock Rapids man is behind bars in the Lyon County Jail, facing a felony forgery charge.

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that they arrested 30-year-old Hugo Alexander Perez Miranda of Rock Rapids at his home on Friday, November 22. Miranda was charged with one count of forgery, a class D Felony.

Miranda is accused of using a fictitious Social Security number to obtain employment in Lyon County.

He is being held in the Lyon County Jail.

Since the charge is a Class D Felony, if he’s convicted Miranda could face up to five years in prison and a fine between $750 and $7500.

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