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Eddy County State's Attorney appeals $120,000 NSF check decision to N.D. Supreme Court

After winning an appeal to the N.D. Supreme Court regarding a $120,000 NSF check case, Eddy County State’s Attorney Ashley Lies watched the defendant walk away with a slap on the wrist.

The origin of the case goes back nearly four years. On October 31, 2017, Orin Gedrose delivered a check for $120,000 to Peterson Law Offices, P.C. of New Rockford, payable to Peterson Trust Account, for earnest mon...