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Svea, Minn., woman enters plea to lotto ticket theft charge


WILLMAR — Janice Marie Wadsworth, 59, of Svea, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a felony charge of state lottery fraud for stealing more than $29,000 in lottery tickets from her employer.

As part of the plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, another felony for theft will be dismissed and she will receive a stay of imposition on her sentence. Under the stay, the felony conviction will be reduced to a misdemeanor if she complies with the conditions of her sentence.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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