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County woman sentenced to jail for identity theft

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Melissa Remington sat in a Pierce County Courtroom Monday wondering what was in store for her future.

As part of an agreement, Remington pled guilty to four counts of theft, one felony bail jumping, two counts of forgery and one identity theft to obtain money stretched over five different case files.


If her past was any indication, the future was looking bleak.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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