Clark Pleads Not Guilty, Trial In May

A former employee at the Storm Lake Bomgaars has entered a not guilty plea to stealing more than seven-thousand dollars in cash from the store.

Nineteen-year-old Abigail Clark of Early was charged in December with ongoing criminal conduct, a class “B” felony… second-degree theft, a class “D” felony… and five counts of forgery, a class “D” felony. A pretrial conference is set for February 12th, with trial in Buena Vista County District Court scheduled for May 15th.

Storm Lake Police allege Clark stole over seven-thousand dollars in cash by forging customer names and completing fraudulent returns for cash within the store and then keeping the money.