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'Cookie scam' hits at least two homes

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Farmington police are looking for help in locating a teenager who apparently scammed local residents by claiming to raise money for a school fundraiser.


According to a police report filed by officer Brianna Dirks, two different residents contacted Boeckman Middle School last week and asked about cookies they had ordered from a juvenile male approximately six weeks ago.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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