Stacie Wattendorf, Surrey, sentenced for theft

Stacie Lynne Wattendorf, 38, Surrey, was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison, with three years suspended, for one count of Class C felony theft. She will be on supervised probation for three years. She received credit for 232 days served and 33 days of earned good time. Wattendorf must pay $525 in court costs. Restitution in the case is reserved for 90 days.

The state dismissed a Class C felony forgery charge, a Class A misdemeanor charge of unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and a Class A misdemeanor charge of driving under suspension.

She also pleaded guilty on Tuesday to two counts of Class C felony unauthorized use of personal identifying information to obtain credit. Two other Class C felony charges of unauthorized use of personal identifying information to obtain credit were dismissed under the terms of the plea deal.

In another case, she pleaded guilty to one Class C felony unauthorized use of personal identifying information to obtain credit. A Class A misdemeanor forgery charge was dismissed under the terms of the plea deal.

The sentences are concurrent.

Judge Stacy Louser also recommended that Wattendorf receive drug treatment while she is in prison.

Wattendorf had already been sentenced to prison time in district court in Williston and Grand Forks for similar offenses. She was ordered to serve five years in prison, with six months suspended, for theft charges in the Williston cases and three years in prison, with two years suspended, for theft of property and burglary.

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