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Friday, September 7, 2012

Burlington woman sentenced for theft and forgery

LARRY'SHA LAWRENCE, DOB: 11/1/1991, of Burlington, was sentenced for Theft in the First Degree and three counts of Forgery. The Court imposed a total term of incarceration of not to exceed fifteen years and ordered the sentence to be served consecutively to pending probation violation sentences in Henry and Des Moines counties. Investigation by the Muscatine Police Department showed the defendant had been involved in a scheme to pass fictitious payroll checks at Muscatine area businesses. The scam netted approximately $40,000 in proceeds.