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Man Uses Stolen Check to Buy iPads at Ridgedale Apple Store

A woman discovered a negative balance because of a check she didn't write in the amount of $2,142 to Apple.

Police say a 23-year-old Brooklyn Center man used a blank check from a woman's personal checking account to buy four iPads at the Ridgedale Apple Store.

Jeremy Antonio Dalton, aka Jeremy Antonio McGee, faces up to 5 years in prison for a conviction of the charge of posession of stolen checks, a felony.

Back in May, a woman who banked with Wells Fargo discovered she had a negative balance because of a check she didn't write in the amount of $2,142 to Apple at Ridgedale. After reporting it to police, the check was found electronically in the name on Dalton at his address in Brooklyn Center. She told police that she didn't know him.

Police believe they saw Dalton on surveillance tape. When asked, Minnetonka Police say he agreed to a quick money scheme and turned over the iPads to unnamed accomplices for some cash.

Dalton is not currently in custody, but he is being summonsed to court on the charge.

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Meeche Miller November 02, 2012 at 01:20 PM
Why isn't Dalton in custody? He stole a check from this lady and used it to buy four Ipads! Is this another case of the criminal getting all the breaks? This guy belongs in jail and I can think of no rerason why he is NOT in custody!
Annetta Pohl Wilson November 05, 2012 at 09:13 PM
SRSLY, why does the highly-technological Apple Store take checks in the first place?
LEWIS December 25, 2012 at 03:39 PM
People go to jail for only a few hours to a couple of days. They don't stay there for long periods of time unless their bail is extremely high. Most of the time they get a court date or are charged later. People don't go to prison before their constitutional right to a trial. Get some education. He is not in custody because he has rights. Innocent until proven guilty, ever heard of it?

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