• Woman writes fake doctor's note to avoid weekend jail stay, police say

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    GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - A Lincolnton woman faces charges after officials said she wrote a fake doctor's note to get out of jail.

    The Gaston Gazette said Marla Davis reported Saturday to the Gaston County jail for a weekend sentence.

    She showed up with a note that she claimed was from her doctor that said she shouldn't go to jail, police said.

    Police said the note was forged.

    Davis was booked on a new charge of one felony count of obstruction of justice.

    She's being held on a $160,000 bond.

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