MASON CITY — A Florida woman is due to make an appearance in a Cerro Gordo County courtroom later this week after being accused of cashing stolen checks. 30-year-old Christina Whitaker of Lantana Florida was accused of going to four different branches of First Citizens Bank in December of last year and cashing eight stolen checks with a total value of $16,300. Authorities say Whitaker used the stolen identity of a bank customer and impersonated the account holder. Whitaker has been charged with ongoing criminal conduct, a Class B felony punishable by up to 25 years in prison, as well as identity theft involving over $10,000, a Class C felony punishable by up to ten years. Her preliminary hearing is scheduled for Friday. Whitaker was recently arrested in Ohio and was booked into the Cerro Gordo County Jail on Thursday, where she continues to be held on a total of $50,000 bond.
A Dungloe man who drove after some quad bikers who were driving on a public beach has been awarded €41,000 after a crash.Mr Boyle was on a quad when he was struck by a pensioner.Shaun Boyle collided with a pensioner’s jeep during the incident in 2003. The High Court heard how Mr Boyle (29) of Pole Road, Meenmore, Dungloe suffered various injuries when he was crashed into by pensioner Andrew Sharkey of Trevet Grange, Dunshaughlin in Co Meath.Mr Boyle sued Mr Sharkey as a result of the injuries.The court heard how Mr Boyle had driven after a number of men on his quad bike who had also been on quad bikes on a public beach.DONEGAL MAN AWARDED €41K AFTER CRASH ON BEACH was last modified: October 20th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:crashdungloeHIGH COURTquad