Court News Aug. 24, 2012

August 24, 2012

Mason County court as of Aug. 23, 2012

MCSO: Mason County Sheriff’s Office, LPD: Ludington Police Dept., SPD: Scottville Police Dept., MSP: Michigan State Police, SSCENT: State, Sheriff’s, Cheif’s Enforcement Narcotics Team. F/R: Fines and restitution. Pre: Preliminary Examination. B&E: Breaking & Entering. OUIL: Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence of Alcohol. MIP: Minor in Possession of Alcohol.

51st Judicial Circuit Court, Judge Richard Cooper

James Anthony Walkley, 23, Custer Twp. Sentenced on July 10. Found guilty, Larceny of a Building. Sentence: 270 days, 4 months up front, balance at court’s discretion; f/r $498.

William Henry Scherer III, 43, Free Soil Twp. Sentenced on July 19. Count 1, Assault with Harm Less Than Murder; Count 2, Assault with a Weapon; habitual offender. Sentence for Count 2: 365 days with 10 months up front, balance at court’s discretion; f/r $498. Per plea agreement prosecutor agreed to not proceed on count 1 and habitual offender. Sherer was also found guilty on Aug. 8 of Count 1: Operating a Vehicle while Under the Influence of Alcohol, third offense; Operating a Vehicle while License Suspended; Habitual Offender; Probation Violation. Sentence: 365 days in jail; f/r $1,020; electronic monitoring for 180 days after sentence is complete. Cases are to run concurrent.

Nathan Robert Larson, 36, Ludington. Found guilty on July 17. Count 1, Controlled Substance Delivery; Count 2, Controlled Substance Deliver/Manufacturing. Sentence: 365 days in jail on both counts; f/r $906; 24 months probation; work release.

James Thomas Elseth, 26, Custer Twp. Found guilty on July 17 for Fleeing from Police fourth degree. Sentence: 365 days in jail, 90 days up front, balance served at court’s discretion; f/r $498; 24 months probation.

Brandon Wayne Schigur, 19, Ludington. Found guilty on July 10 for Breaking and Entering with Intent. Sentence: 270 days in jail, serve 3 months up front, balance at court’s discretion. A count of Home Invasion Second Degree was dismissed.

 

79th District Court, Judge Pete Wadel

Arraignments

James Louis Grant, 17, Fountain was arraigned following the Aug. 15 arrest by MCSO for Criminal Sexual Conduct Third Degree. Pre: Aug. 29, 11:15 a.m.

Marvin George Jenkins, 58, Grand Rapids was arraigned following the Aug. 21 arrest by SSCENT for Controlled Substance Delivery/Manufacturing. Pre: Sept. 5 at 11:15 a.m.

Brian James Bultema, 52, Muskegon was arraigned following the Aug. 21 arrest by SSCENT for Controlled Substance Delivery/Manufacturing. Pre: Sept. 5 at 11:15 a.m.

Ronnie Cuellar Zuniga, 45, Amber Twp., was arraigned following the Aug. 17 arrest by MCSO for Retail Fraud Third Degree. Pre: Sept. 10, 1:30 p.m.

Christopher James Quick, 29, was arraigned following the Aug. 18 arrest by LPD for Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated. Pre: Sept. 24, 9 a.m.

Shawn Michael Bennett, 18, Hamlin Twp., was arraigned following the Aug. 17 arrest by MCSO for Controlled Substance Possession of Marijuana. Pre: Sept. 10, 1:45 p.m.

Thomas Tommy-Teague Noa, 28, Ludington, was arraigned following the Aug. 18 arrest by LPD for Breaking and Entering. Pre: Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m.

James Gregory Burrell, 29, Traverse City, was arraigned following the Aug. 17 arrest by LPD for Aggravated Assault. Pre: Sept. 17, 2:30 p.m.

 

Sentences

Brandon James Mitchell, 21, was found guilty on Aug. 22 for Malicious Mischief. Sentence: 1 day and 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year; f/r $265.

Joseph Gerald Fabiano, 58, Mt. Pleasant, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Disorderly Person. Sentence: f/r $265, 30 days discretionary jail for 1 year.

Mark Steven Branning, 55, Amber Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Disorderly Person. Sentence: f/r $265; 30 days discretionary jail for 1 year.

Kyle David Blanchard, 38, Summit Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Controlled Substance Possession of Marijuana. Sentence: 4 days consecutive jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, f/r $580.

John William Claire II, 58, Hamlin Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Disorderly Person. Sentence: 30 days discretionary jail for 1 year; f/r $265.

Brandon Dean McCann, 21, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for B&E, Stealing Property under $200. Sentence: 7 days consecutive jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years; f/r $580.

Lauren Charlene Spinner, 21, Scottville, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Retail Fraud Third Degree. Sentence: 1 day plus 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, f/r $592.

Peter John White, 67, Hamlin Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Operating a Motor Vehicle while Intoxicated Second Offense. Sentence: 92 days consecutive jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, must attend Impact Weekend, must attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, must obtain an AA sponsor, f/r $1,545.

Jamie Thomas Elseth, 26, Custer Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Operating a Vehicle while Impaired by Liquor. Sentence: 30 days consecutive jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, may serve remaining jail term on alcohol tether, confined to home except for employment and/or substance abuse program, must attend AA two times per week for 1 year with written verification to panel.

Casey Eileen Christoffersen, 27, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Fail to Maintain Security (no insurance). Sentence: 45 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, f/r $1,120, outpatient treatment.

Kira Marie Petersen, 19, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Operating a Motor Vehicle while Impaired by Liquor. Sentence: 2 days, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, substance abuse evaluation within 30 days, f/r $1,145.

David John Reinoehl, 24, New Era, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Controlled Substance Possession of Marijuana. Sentence: 2 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, f/r $580.

Sandra Lynn Schmid, 49, Hamlin Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for OUIL second offense. Sentence: 93 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, must attend impace weekend, must obtain an AA sponsor and must attend AA 2 times per week for 2 years, f/r $1,545.

Andrew Paul Scott, 48, Fruitport, was found guilty on Aug. 21 of OUIL. Sentence: 92 days jail, 93 days discretionary for 2 yeas, must attend impact wekend, must attend AA 2 times per week for 2 years, f/r $1,345.

Enrice Domingo Morin, 17, Comstock Park, was found guilty on Aug. 21 of Domestic Violence Second Offense. Sentence: 90 days jail, f/r: $780, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, must complete Hands Down Program.

Nathan Edward Bates, 18, Victory Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 17 of Minor in Possession of Alcohol/Subsequent Purchase. Sentence: $580, two years probation.

Tonya Ann Johnson, 30, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 14 of Retail Fraud Third Degree. Sentence: $580, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must attend Economic Crime Program.

Francis George Lawrence, 44, Manistee, was found guilty on Aug. 16 for Driver Transporting an Open Intoxicant. Sentence: $265, 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year.

Juan Louis Andaverda, 35, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 14 of Malicous Destruction of a Building (count 3), B&E (count 4). Sentence: $808; 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year (count 3); 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year (count 4).

Dawn Deborah Garrow, 40, Manistee was found guilty on Aug. 14 of Retail Fraud Second Degree. Sentence: 7 days in jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $760.

Kevin Thomas Stokes, 24, Westerville, Ohio, was found guilty on Aug. 14 of OUIL. Sentence: 1 day jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $1,145, outpatient treatment, must attend victims impact panel.

Sabrina Kay Sharnowski, 20, Sheridan Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 14 of MIP third degree. Sentence: $580, 60 days discretionary jail for 1 year.

Shawn Ryan Boles, 30, Free Soil Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 14 of OUIL with Child Endangerment. Sentence: 3 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $1,245.

Michael Thomas Martinez, 27, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 20 of allowing person to drive in violation. Sentence: $335.

Christopher Wayne Bailey, 39, Victory Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Domestic Violence. Sentence: 13 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $580.

Anthony Stuart Blowers, 25, Scottville, was found guilty on Aug. 21 for Malicious Destruction of Personal Property. Sentence: 93 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $890.

 

Dismissals

Anthony Stuart Blowers, 25, Scottville, B&E a Vehicle with Damage.

Casey Eileen Christoffersen, 27, Ludington, Improper Registration.

Kyle David Blanchard, 38, Pentwater, Felony Firearms, Controlled Substance Possession of Marijuana, Controlled Substance Delivery/Manufacture 5-45 kg of Marijuana.

Brandon Dean McCann, 22, Ludington, Larceny from a Vehicle.

Juan Louis Andaverda, 35, Ludington, Home Invasion Third Degree.

Kira Marie Petersen, 19, Ludington, OUIL Underage

 

 

 

 

 

 

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