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Shaffer faces twelve charges after alleged forgery spree
A local woman faces twelve charges after she allegedly stole a debit card and forged the owner’s signature at several local stores. Jessica Lauren Shaffer, 25, was charged with nine counts of fraudulent use of a credit card and three counts of forgery after an investigation by a sheriff’s department deputy. According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, the woman forged the card holder’s signature to make purchases at Walmart, Save-A-Lot, and DeKalb Market on May 31, and completed transactions for $83.73 at Walmart; $22.49 at Save-A-Lot; and $13.15 at DeKalb Market.