Court News Aug. 17, 2012

August 17, 2012

Mason County Court News, as of August 15 2012

Key: MCSO: Mason County Sheriff’s Office; LPD: Ludington Police Dept.; SPD: Scottville Police Dept.; MSP: Michigan State Police; F/R: Fines and Restitution; Pre: Preliminary Examination or Pre-Trial.

51st Circuit Court, Judge Richard Cooper
Talen Christian Woods, 19, Idlewild was found guilty on June 20 of Reckless Driving Causing. Sentence: 2 to 15 years in jail, f/r $4,935.97.

Kristine Dawn Seymour, 43, Manistee was found guilty on June 19 of Uttering and Publishing. Sentence: 270 days in jail serving 6 months up front and balance served at court’s discretion running concurrent with a case from Manistee County, f/r $1,540, 36 months probation.

79th District Court, Judge Pete Wadel

Arraignments

Bradley Elmer Luft, 48, Scottville was arraigned for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon following the Aug. 9 arrest by SPD. Pre: Aug. 22, 11:15 a.m.

April Dawn Northerner, 28, Ludington was arraigned for Forgery 2 Counts following the Aug. 9 arrest by MCSO. Pre: Aug. 21, 10 a.m.

Michael Scott O’Brien, 42, Scottville was arraigned for Driving While License is Suspended/Revoked following the Aug. 12 arrest by MCSO. Pre: Sept. 10, 10 a.m. 

Carie Lea Karns, 25, Hamlin Twp. was arraigned for Domestic Violence following the Aug. 12 arrest by MCSO. Pre: Aug. 27, 9:45 a.m.

Lindsay Ann Carlson, 26, Ludington was arraigned for Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated or Under the Influence of Alcohol following the Aug. 12 arrest by LPD. Pre: Sept. 24, 1:30 p.m. 

Andrew Robert Shalosky, 25, Ludington was arraigned for Domestic Violence following the Aug. 10 arrest by LPD. Pre: Aug. 27, 2:15 p.m.

Benjamin Lee Towers, 25, Ludington was arraigned for Operatin a Vehicle while Intoxicated. Pre: Sept. 17, 1:45 p.m. 

Zachary Lawrence Hardenburgh, 17, Hamlin Twp., was arraigned for Malicious Destruction of a Building following the Aug. 13 arrest by LPD. Pre: Sept. 17, 3 p.m.

Jason Edward Warren, 30, Ludington was arraigned for Domestic Violence following the Aug. 13 arrest by LPD. Pre: Sept. 17, 2 p.m. 

Maranda Mae Steffes, 27, was arraigned for Failure to Comply with Reporting following the July 16 arrest by MSP. Pre: Aug. 29, 11:15.

Nathaniel Deshawn Hernandez, 24, Amber Twp. was arraigned for Assault and Battery following the Aug. 14 arrest by MCSO. Pre: Aug. 27, 2:30 p.m. 

Joseph Benjamin Terhaar, 26, Victory Twp. was arraigned for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana following the Aug. 12 arrest by MCSO. Pre: Aug. 27, 11:30 a.m.

Sentences

Scott Douglas Koles, 42, Hamlin Twp. was found guilty on Aug. 13 of Failure to Report an Accident. F/r: $325, 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year. 

Amanda Beth Franklin, 32, Free Soil Twp. was found guilty on Aug. 7 of Operating a Vehicle while Intoxicated. Sentence: 2 days in jail consecutive, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must attend victims impact panel, f/r $1,545, outpatient treatment.

Terry Allen McCauley, 51, Chase, Mich. was found guilty on Aug. 7 of Driving while License Suspended/Revoked. Sentence: 2 days in jail consecutive, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, f/r $580. 

Daniel Marsden Cordova, 30, Hamlin Twp. was found guilty on Aug. 7 for 2 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, Marijuana. Sentence: License suspended 180 days, f/r $580, 1 year discretionary jail for 1 year.

Bobby Lee Nelson, 30, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 7 for Domestic Violence 2nd Offense. Setence: 36 days in jail consecutive, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, f/r $580. 

Zachariah Thomas Dood, 26, Ludington was found guilty on Aug. 10 of Being a Disorderly Person. Sentence: 2 days jail consecutive, 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year, f/r $265, 1 year probation.

 

Dismissals

Daniel Marsden Cordonva, 30, Hamlin Twp.: Felony Firearms, Controlled Substance Delivery/Manufacture 5-45 kg of Marijuana.

Brandon Scott Drake, 40, Twin Lake, Miich.: Domestic Violence. 

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