Court News, Sept. 20, 2012

September 21, 2012

Mason County court news as of Sept. 20, 2012

Key: MCSO: Mason County Sheriff’s Office; LPD: Ludington Police Dept.; SPD: Scottville Police Dept.; MSP: Michigan State Police; Pre: Preliminary Examination or Pre-Trial. B&E: Breaking and Entering; OUIL: Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Liquor.

 

79th District Court, Judge Peter Wadel

 

Arraignments

Kristen Kay Hackert, 19, Ludington, arrested Sept. 18 by MSP for Retail Fraud Third Degree. Pre: Oct. 8, 2:15 p.m.

Michael John Morang, 48, Free Soil Twp., arrested Sept. 16 by MSP for Domestic Violence. Pre: Oct. 8, 11 a.m.

Gary Leeroy Chimel, 31, Ludington, arrested Sept. 15, MCSO for OUIL. Pre: Oct 15, 3:45 p.m.

Mary Ann Taylor, 25, Ludington, arrested March 30 by LPD for Assault and Battery. Pre: Oct. 8, 9:15 a.m. Also arrested Sept. 18 by LPD for Assault and Battery.

Jeremiah James Scott, 26, Amber Twp., arrested Sept. 18 by MCSO for Retail Fraud Third Degree. Pre: Oct. 1, 10:15 a.m.

Jean Ann Lopatkow, 28, Sherman Twp., arrested Sept. 15 by MCSO for Retail Fraud Second Degree. Pre: Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m.

Joan Antonie McKinley, 44, Kyle, Texas, arrested Sept. 15 by LPD for OUIL. Pre: Sept. 17.

Robert Allen Shira, 44, Ludington, arrested by LPD for Sex Offender Failure to Register. Pre: Sept. 26, 11:15 a.m.

Thomas Anthony Marsh, 40, arrested April 4 by MCSO for Forgery. Pre: Sept. 26, 11:15 a.m.

Kenneth Lee Parker, 57, arrested Aug. 22 by MSP for Controlled Substance Possession, Marijuana. Pre: Oct. 1, 10 a.m.

 

Sentences

William Carl Croy, 42, Sturgis, Mich., was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Attempt to Snag Fish. Sentence: $405.

Jamie Lee Monroe, 25, Scottville, was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Failure to Display a Valid License. Sentence: $275.

Donald Joseph Simmons, 40, Harrison, Mich., was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Attempt to Snag Fish. Sentence: $415.

Michael Scott O’Brien, 42, Custer Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 18 for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked/Denied. Sentence: 2 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $580.

Thomas Tommy-Teague Noa, 28, Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 18 for B&E. Sentence: 12 days jail, 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $580, outpatient treatment.

James Gregory Burrell, 29, Traverse City, was found guilty on Sept. 18 for Assault and Battery. Sentence: 33 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $1,257.67.

Samuel Allen Walker, 24, Scottville, was found guilty on Sept. 18 for Animals, Abandon/Cruelty to 2 or 3. Sentence: 2 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $852.

Daniel Brian Slater, 38, Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 18 for OUIL. Sentence: 2 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 2 years, must attend Victims’ Impact Panel, outpatient treatment, $1,245.

Joan Antonie McKinley, 44, Kyle, Texas, was found guilty on Sept. 18 for Impaired Driving. Sentence: 2 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $1,145.

Jeffrey Alan Miller, 46, Montgomery, Mich., was found guilty on Sept. 18 for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked/Denied. Sentence: 2 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $760.

Ryan Keith Smith, 45, Grant Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 17 for Trespassing. Sentence: 30 days discretionary jail for 1 year.

Carrie Ann Carr, 32, Ludington, was found guilty for Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property. Sentence: 7 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $580.

John Ranger Miller, 53, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 30 for Failure to Report an Accident. Sentence: $325.

Cody Charles Bruno, 17, Hamlin Twp., was found guilty on Aug. 30 for Minor Smoking/Using Tobacco. Sentence: 11 hours community service in lieu of fines.

Barney Elmer Kelly Jr., 48, Branch Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 6 of Snagging/Fishing. Sentence: $375.

Carly Frances Rowe, 19, Ludignton, was found guilty on Sept. 11 of Receiving/Concealing Stolen Property. Sentence: 21 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, 58 hours community service in lieu of fines, $580.

John William Hubbard, 43, White Cloud, was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Attempted Snagging. Sentence: $415.

Kenneth Virgil Ansley, 46, Harrison, was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Selling Fish from Another who Caught. Sentence: $380.

Jacqueline Rose Dysinger, 35, was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Failure to Display a Valid License. Sentence: $275.

 

Dismissals

Samuel Allen Walker, 24, Scottville, Cruelty to 4 to 10 animals.

Daniel Brian Slater, 38, Ludington, Operating a Vehicle with Blood Alcohol Content of .17 or more.

Ryan Keith Smith, 45, Grant Twp., Disorderly Person

Bradley Elmer Luft, 49, Scottville, Domestic Violence.

 

51st Circuit Court, Judge Richard Cooper

Sentences

Mason Andrew Nehm, 24, Pentwater, was found guilty on Aug. 14 for Controlled Substance Manufacturing/Delivery. Sentence: 180 days jail, 24 months probation, $643.

Charles Allen Morell, 50, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 14 for Controlled Substance Possession Non-Narcotic and Controlled Substance Delivery/Manufacturing. Sentence: 350 days jail each count, $666, 18 months probation.

Travis William Malone, 17, Ludington, was found guilty on Aug. 7 for B&E. Sentence: 330 days jail, 24 months probation.

Tracy Lynn Sheeley, 23, Custer Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Child Sexual Abuse, Accosting, Probation Violation. Sentence: 2 to 4 years in prison, $998.

Dustin Ried Southern, 25, Ludington, was found guilty on July 17 for Controlled Substance Possession, non-narcotic. Sentence: 270 days jail, 24 months probation, $598.

Jeremy Tristan Woolett, 25, Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 18 for a probation violation.

Eric William Carroll, 19, Scottville, was found guilty on Aug. 7 for Controlled Substance Delivery/Manufacturing, 3 counts. Sentence: 363 days jail each count, $1,314, 18 months probation.

 

 

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Betten Baker Ford

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