MASON CITY | A Mason City man is accused of cashing a stolen check from Hampton at a Mason City liquor store.

Landon Michael Franke, 21, was charged with felony forgery following an incident at Northside Liquor, 1303 N. Federal Ave.

At about 3 p.m. April 20, Franke allegedly cashed a stolen check for $161 at the liquor store.

The check was stolen during a burglary in Hampton, Mason City police wrote in charging documents. 

A statewide warrant for Franke’s arrest was issued June 7. He was arrested by Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s deputies June 13.

He was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail and was released June 15 after he posted bond. Franke is scheduled to appear in Cerro Gordo County District Court July 3.

— Courtney Fiorini


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