- Associated Press - Thursday, May 28, 2015

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) - A trial has been scheduled for a 19-year-old Des Moines woman who’s accused of cashing counterfeit payroll checks in northern Iowa.

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/1KrJChs ) that Keyera Coleman has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of theft and forgery. Her trial is set to begin on June 23.

Authorities say Coleman, Carli Taylor Ohnemus, of Indianola, and Angela Jefferson, Des Moines, cashed more than $3,900 in phony payroll checks at three grocery stores in Mason City on Feb. 13 and 14.

Jefferson has pleaded guilty and will be sentenced July 1. Ohnemus is scheduled to stand trial June 30. She’s pleaded not guilty.

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Information from: Globe Gazette, https://www.globegazette.com/


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