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Chadron Police arrest Idaho man on forgery charge

September 9, 2018

Chadron Police arrested an Idaho man Thursday on charges after police were called regarding a man with a handgun at a local bank.

According to information released by Chadron Police Sgt. Jarvis Wallage, police arrested Jonathan Edward Landry, on a Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, warrant on charges of felony eluding and on charges of first-degree forgery, a Class III felony, carrying a concealed weapon, a Class I misdemeanor.

Police had been called to First National Bank of North Platte in Chadron after a man inside the bank had reported being afraid of a man outside in a vehicle in the parking lot. The man inside the bank told officers that the other man had a handgun. Police made contact with the man, who had a handgun concealed on his person.

Police were notified by bank personnel that the man had allegedly been involved in some suspicious financial transactions involving the account of the man inside the bank, including several money orders that were reported to have been forged, mobile deposited and then withdrawn. Police were advised of several checks, identified as questionable, deposited at the ATM.

Landry was found to be using the alias Jackson Wolfie, and he was placed under arrest. He was booked at the Dawes County Jail and is being held on a bond of 10 percent of $10,000.

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