EBT card thief gets jail time [UPDATED]Published 9:38am Friday, April 26, 2013 Updated 11:47am Friday, April 26, 2013
A Wadena woman who reportedly stole an EBT card from her former roommate was sentenced in Otter Tail County District Court.
Jaclyn Renee Clawson, 33, was sentenced Friday, April 19 to 40 days in jail for felony theft. She pleaded guilty March 1.
According to the criminal complaint, Clawson took her former roommate’s electronic benefit transaction card and used it without permission. Clawson reportedly used the card at Walmart in Wadena for a $117.92 purchase and at Super One Foods in Wadena for a $81.50 purchase. There was also video of Clawson using the card at Super America in Alexandria, the report says. All of the transactions occurred March 27, 2012.