Court News

September 28, 2012

Mason County court news as of Sept. 27, 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

William Dale Polston, 45, 6591 W. Sassafras St., Hamlin Twp., arrested on Sept. 26 by MCSO for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon. Bail: $7,500. Pre: Oct. 10, 11:15 a.m.

Dawn Marie Sobaski, 34, 8647 N. Schoenherr Rd., Free Soil Twp., arrested Sept. 27 by MCSO for OUIL. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 29, 9:45 a.m.

Julie Marie Hendrickson, 44, 3968 N. Jebavy Dr., Hamlin Twp., arrested Sept. 27 by MCSO for Assault and Battery. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 8, 10:45 a.m.

Michael Allen Chimel, 28, 2771 S. Scottville Rd., Eden Twp., arrested Sept. 27 by MSP for Retail Fraud Second Degree. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 15, 9:45 a.m.

Phil Lee O’Connell, 19, 6203 Jenks Rd., Baldwin, arrested Sept. 22 by MSP for Arson to Personal Property. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Christopher Bradley Cox, 19, Angling Rd., Hamlin Twp., was arrested Sept. 22 by MSP for Arson of Personal Property. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Timothy Munoz Ratliff, 19, 1619 W. First St., Amber Twp., arrested Sept. 22 by MSP for Arson of Personal Property. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Spencer William Johnson, 19, 207 E. Filer St., Ludington, was arrested Sept. 22 by MSP for Arson of Personal Property. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Donald Gene Case, 17, First St., Scottville, was arrested Sept. 22 by MSP for Arson of Personal Property. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Amy Elizabeth Maurer, 44, 159 Wildwood Trail, Apt. 11, Amber Twp., arrested Sept. 25 by MCSO for Operating While Intoxicated or Under the Influence of Alcohol and Assault/Resisting/Obstruction. Bail: $2,500 each count. Pre: Oct. 29, 10 a.m.

Cathie Ann Funke, 48, 5985 W. Meisenheimer Rd., Summit Twp., arrested Aug. 8 by MSP for 4 counts of Using a Financial Transaction Device. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

David John Cherry, 50, 807 E. Ludington Ave., arrested Sept. 23 by MCSO for OUIL Third Offense. Bail: $3,500. Also arrested on Sept. 25 by SSCENT for Possession of a Controlled Substance, Methamphetamine. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Michael Phillip Cuti, 22, was arrested Sept. 20 by MCSO for Interfering with Electronic Communications. Bail: $5,000. Pre: Oct. 3, 11:15 a.m.

Lindsay Jean Castonia, 20, 402 Fourth St., Ludington, was arrested Sept. 7 by MCSO for Retail Fraud Second Degree. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 26, 5 p.m.

Jennifer Jo Rittenhouse, 32, 309 N. Rath Ave., Ludington, was arrested Sept. 20 by LPD for Embezzlement. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 8, 2:30 p.m.

Chassidy Ann Haynes, 24, 690 S. Landon Rd., Branch Twp., was arrested Sept. 7 by SPD for Retail Fraud Second Degree. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 8, 2:45 p.m.

Andres Isidro Rodriguez, 42, 106 High St., Scottville, was arrested Sept. 20 by SPD for Domestic Violence. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 8, 9:30 a.m.

Mary Louise Shangle, 33, 922 E. Tinkham Ave., Ludington, was arrested Sept. 20 by LPD for Controlled Substance Possession of Marijuana. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 1, 10:45 a.m.

Danae Rachelle McKerchie, 21, 1228 W. Hawley Rd., Riverton Twp., was arrested Sept. 20 by LPD for Malicious Destruction of Property. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 15, 9:30 a.m.

Eric John Langejans, 36, 1583 N. Dennis Rd., Amber Twp., was arrested Sept. 21 by MSP for Controlled Substance Possession. Bail: $2,500. Pre: Oct. 10, 11:15 a.m.

 

Sentences

Brian Timothy Peterson, 23, 4555 Ordway Rd., Custer Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Failure to Display a Valid License: $275.

Thomas Earl Brown, 50, Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 27 for Trespassing: 3 days jail, 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year, 12 months probation.

Kelly Lee Liby, 33, 457 Memorial Lane, Grand Rapids, was found guilty on Sept. 24 of two counts Fishing Violations: $220, $275.

Terrance Gene Louis, 23, 479 Margaret, Apt. A, Muskegon, was found guilty on Sept. 24 of Disorderly Person/Disturbing the Peace: 3 days jail, 30 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $265, 12 months probation.

Melissa Marie McWilliams, 27, 205 N. Rath Ave., Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 25 of Driving while License Suspended/Revoked/Denied: $330.

Robert Earl Winston, 1168 Jefferson, Muskegon, was found guilty on Sept. 24 of Disorderly Person/Disturbing the Peace: 22 days jail, 30 days discretionary jail for 1 year, 12 months probation.

Michael Richard Jensen, 54, 4709 W. Sixth St., Pere Marquette Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 27 of Driving while Transporting an Open Intoxicant: $265.

Michelle Marie Williams, 41, 357 E. Decker Rd., Custer Twp. was found guilty on Sept. 25 for Operating While Impaired by Liquor: 2 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must attend alcohol highway safety education, must attend victims impact panel, 50 hours community service, $1,145.

Ronnie Cuellar Zuniga, 44, 5041 W. U.S. 10, Pere Marquette Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 25 of Retail Fraud Third Degree: 39 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 2 years, $580.

Kenneth Mitchel Adams, 28, 222 Second St., Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 25 for OUIL: 2 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must attend Alcoholics Anonymous 2 times per week, must attend Community Mental Health, inpatient treatment, $1,245.

Douglas Gordon LeClair, 57, 664 W. Sugar Grove Rd., Victory Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 25 of Driving While License Suspended/Revoked: 120 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $580.

Kenneth Charles Kunkel, 19, 6765 Maple St., Hamlin Twp., was found guilty on Sept. 25 of Domestic Violence: 2 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $580.

Melissa Marie McWilliams, 27, 205 N. Rath Ave., Ludington, was found guilty on Sept. 25 for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked/Denied: $330.

Jordon Austin Harrington, 25, 823 Kosciusko, Manistee, was found guilty on Sept. 20 for Failure to Report an Accident: $325.

Byron Gilbert Waldo Jr., 53, 3193 S. M-37, Baldwin, was found guilty on Sept. 20 of a Fishing Violation: $380.

 

Dismissals/Acquittals

Kenneth Mitchel Adams, 28, 222 Second St., Ludington: Operating a Vehicle with Blood Content of .17 or more.

Kenneth Charles Kunkel, 19, 6765 Maple St., Hamlin Twp.: Aggravated Assault/Domestic Violence.

 

 

 

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