Oakdale woman appears in court on forgery, theft, fraud charges

(ABC 6 News) – An Oakdale woman appeared in Olmsted County Court Tuesday, Oct. 18, on charges of check forgery and theft.

Barbara Jo Larson, 27, will appear in Dodge County Court Wednesday, Oct. 19, on two counts of credit card fraud.

Larson was arrested in Olmsted County in late July, after items that were stolen from a vehicle were allegedly found for sale on her Facebook page.

Larson is also accused of attempting to deposit money into her own account using a stolen check book from the same vehicle.

On Wednesday, Larson will stand accused of purchasing items with debit cards taken from Dodge County vehicles in May, then September of this year.

According to court documents, Larson was previously convicted of one charge of check forgery and four theft charges in Olmsted and Goodhue counties.

Larson was referred to treatment court in Olmsted County.

She has three active theft, check forgery, and traffic cases pending in Mower County Court, with pretrials scheduled in December, January, and February.