MASON CITY – A Central Iowa woman is in the county jail, charged with felony theft for writing bad checks.
Carli Ohnemus, age 22 of Indianola, was charged with 2nd Degree Theft by Mason City police for allegedly writing several checks in the Mason City area earlier this year that were counterfeit. The total loss (theft) was over $1,000, police told NIT. She is also charged with conspiracy to commit a non-forcible felony. She remains held on $10,000 bond as she awaits a hearing on May 15.
Earlier this month, Ohnemus was found guilty of illegal possession of prescription drugs in Polk county. She was given a 31 day jail sentence and ordered to pay $690.25 in fines and court fees. Also in Polk county, this past March Ohnemus pled guilty to fourth degree theft and was placed on probation and ordered to complete 50 hours of community service, as well as pay $1018.48 in fines and court costs.