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Forshee pleads to reduced Giveaway charge

A local woman has changed her plea to a reduced charge accusing her of taking merchandise from a local charity and was sentenced to probation.

Sheila Forshee, initially charged with felony counts of deceptive practices and theft by a common scheme, pleaded no contest Monday in state District Court to a reduced misdemeanor charge of deceptive practices in the Giveaway House.

Pleading no contest means the accused does

not admit guilt but admits that the prosecution would likely convict them if the case went to trial. The criminal justice system proceeds in the same manner as if the defendant ple...


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