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Less than a year after being convicted of a similar crime, a Woodbury woman faces a felony charge for allegedly attempting to fleece an insurance company out of money.


Cheryl Tchida, 48, was arrested April 1 by Woodbury police and jailed on suspicion of defrauding an insurance company.

She was charged in Washington County District Court on April 4. If convicted, Tchida faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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