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Willmar man pleads to theft by swindle, check forgery charges

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WILLMAR -- Marlon James Sands, 26, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of theft by swindle and check forgery for using fraudulent vehicle transfers to swindle money and for writing checks on closed accounts.

As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, seven additional felony charges of theft, receiving stolen property and check forgery will be dismissed and he will pay restitution. He will be sentenced June 4.

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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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