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Woman suspected of passing $7k in bad checks

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A Fresno County woman wanted for passing a number of bad checks totaling $7,000 is suspected of trying to cash another one.

The Madera County Sheriff’s Department received a complaint Friday from a nursery in Oakhurst that 53-year-old Leslie Stevens tried to deposit a check for $188.45, sheriff’s spokeswoman Erica Stuart said. It was denied because the check was written on a closed account, Stuart said.

Stevens is suspected of passing bad checks at five businesses in Madera County — mostly in eastern Madera County.

She’s accused of not only writing bad checks, but in one case returning merchandise for a cash refund, Stuart said...


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