Man sentenced for passing forged checks

Staff Writer
Devils Lake Journal

Gabriel Longtail, 35, was sentenced in Ramsey County District Court on Tuesday for writing forged checks amounting to about $3,000.

The complaint against Longtail alleges that he wrote two checks at Western Bank in the amounts of $1,150 and $814.73, and one check at ACE Hardware in the amount of $1,022.88.

Longtail pleaded guilty to the charge and was sentenced to a year in the Department of Corrections, suspended, with credit for time served. He has a prior misdemeanor forgery/counterfeiting conviction from 2015 as well as a prior felony conviction for criminal mischief.