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Arrest in Ranger theft case expected in few weeks

Gordon County law enforcement officials are still gathering and processing evidence in the theft of a significant amount of money from the city of Ranger.

  • icon Posted: January 28

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Friday 01/09/2015
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On the morning of Jan. 1, 37-year-old Rhonda Nacole Blackwell, of Plainville, surrendered to the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office. She has been charged with 84 felony counts of theft by taking. That allegedly is committed when a person unlawfully takes or appropriates property of another with intentions of depriving him of the property. She is also charged with 16 felony counts of forgery in the fourth degree, which is described as making, altering, possessing or delivering any check written in a fictitious name or in a manner that the check has been made or altered to appear to have been made by another person, at another time, or by authority of one who did not give such authority.

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Thursday 12/25/2014
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Wednesday 12/24/2014
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Monday 12/22/2014
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Friday 12/19/2014
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Wednesday 12/17/2014
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Wednesday 12/10/2014
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Wednesday 12/03/2014
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