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Six Face Felony Charges For Fraudulent Checks

Lyon County, Iowa — What began as the report of someone trying to cash a fraudulent check, evolved into the arrests of six individuals on felony charges earlier this week in Lyon County.

On Tuesday, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office was called to Premier Bank in Doon, for a person attempting to cash a fraudulent check. The Lyon County Conservation and Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call. According to authorities, they contacted an individual as he left the bank, as well as a vehicle that was attempting to pick that person up. While investigating it, deputies say it was determined that the same individuals were involved with cashing a fraudulent check earlier that morning at the Premier Bank in Rock Rapids.

Lyon County authorities say the following people were arrested and transported to the Lyon County Jail in Rock Rapids.

43-year-old Jermaine Ivery, of Atlanta, Georgia, was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

26-year-old Cameron Holden, of Atlanta, was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony. Holden was also charged with unlawful possession of a prescription drug, a serious misdemeanor.

53-year-old Phillip Corrigan, of Sioux Falls, was charged with theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

25-year-old James Storovich, of Brookings, was charged with theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony. Storovich was also charged with criminal mischief in the 4th degree for damage he allegedly caused to patrol car equipment during his arrest.

20-year-old Jermaine Booker, of Forsyth, Georgia, was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

And 28-year-old Tyrel Red Bird, of Sioux Falls, was charged with aiding and abetting and joint criminal conduct for theft in the first degree for theft in excess of $10,000, a class C felony and forgery, a class D felony.

The Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation has been assisting the sheriff’s office with the on-going investigation.

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