South Dakota Man Charged With Three Theft Counts, Sheldon Police Say He Passed Bad Checks

Date posted - January 9, 2013

bank check fraudSheldon, Iowa — A South Dakota man has been charged on three counts of theft after Sheldon Police say he allegedly passed bad checks at Fareway.

The Sheldon Police Department reports that they took the report of theft by deception on Thursday, January 3rd — but it actually happened between December 5th and 12th.

The police arrested 42-year-old Robert Lee DeBoer of South Dakota and charged him with three counts of Fifth Degree Theft, which is a simple misdemeanor. There are two addresses listed for DeBoer on the report — one in Colton, SD, and one in Crooks, SD.

Sheldon officers allege that DeBoer wrote checks on a closed account and got away with merchandise totaling $280. He was cited and released.

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