Check stolen, forged to buy camera
A 24-year-old Hastings man, John Antonio Anderson, faces charges of check forgery and offering a forged check following a May 30 incident in Lakeville.
According to the criminal complaint, Anderson apparently stole a check from a checkbook of an acquaintance in Lakeville, then forged a signature to buy a camera at a Lakeville store. He then took the camera to a pawn shop and pawned it. He received $500 for the camera.