12 receive district court sentences

November 29, 2012

LUDINGTON — Twelve people were sentenced to jail and/or received fines in the 79th District Court this past week.

79th District Court
Judge Peter Wadel

Sentences:
– Jeffery Allen Mellifont, 26, 1570 Hoyt St., No. 1, Muskegon, was found guilty of Possession/Transport of Rifle with Ammo. Sentence: 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $255.
– Peter Joseph Eberhardt IV, 31, 411 Potawatomi Blvd., Royal Oak, was found guilty on Nov. 29 of Failure to Report an Accident. Sentence: $325, reserved.
Ravi Jason Sharma, 38, 3631 W. Chauvez Rd., Riverton Twp., was found guilty on Nov. 26 for Allowing a Person to Drive in Violation. Sentence: $335, 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year.
– Chassidy Ann Haynes, 25, 690 S. Landon Rd., Branch, was found guilty on Nov. 20 for Retail Fraud Second Degree. Sentence: $760, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years. Must attend/complete economic crime program. Must serve 5 consecutive weekends in Mason County jail beginning Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. through Sunday at 5 p.m.
– Jennifer Jo Rittenhouse, 32, 309 N. Rath, Ludington, was found guilty on Nov. 20 for Embezzlement of an Agent of Trustee. Sentence: 4 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years. Must attend/complete economic crime program. Must seek and maintain employment. Must serve 4 days in Mason County jail beginning Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. through Nov. 26 at 8 a.m. $1,255.94.
– Samantha Jo Yenior, 26, 6765 W. Maple St., Hamlin Twp., was found guilty on Nov. 20 for False Pretenses Less than $200. Sentence: 2 days jail, 30 days discretionary jail for 2 years, $339.
– Michael Theodore Powell, 38, 5095 W. U.S. 10, Amber Twp., was found guilty on Nov. 20 for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked. Sentence: 28 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $580.
– Douglas Alan Hendrickson, 26, was found guilty on Nov. 20 for Controlled Substance Possession of Marijuana. Sentence: 2 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $605.
– Robert Roy Lange, 26, 129 W. Broadway, Scottville, was found guilty on Nov. 20 for Driving While License Suspended/Revoked. Sentence: 2 days jail, 1 year discretionary jail for 2 years, $123.
– Bernabe Luevano, 20, 109 Pine St., Shelby, was found guilty on Nov. 20 for Retail Fraud Third Degree. Sentence: 7 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must attend the economic crime program and provide proof of completion to the court, $580.
– Kathy Ann Kirwin, 37, 704 S. Madison St., Ludington, was found guilty on Nov. 20, for Larceny. Sentence: 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must enroll and complete economic crime program and provide proof of completion, $730.
– Heather Ann Bedore, 29, 714 N. Rowe St., Ludington, was found guilty on Nov. 20 of Domestic Violence. Sentence: 2 days jail, 93 days discretionary jail for 1 year, must complete Hands Down Program with Work It Out and pay costs associated with same. Must submit to random PBT tests at request of any police officer. $355.
– Brandon Paul Yarness, 36, 3850 N. Jerome, St. Louis, Mich., was found guilty on Nov. 19 for Allowing a Person to Drive in Violation. Sentence: $335.
Dismissals
Mario John Carter, 42, 212 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, Nov. 15, Aggravated Assault.
Patrick Michael Mohr, 47, 506 S. George St., Ludington, Nov. 28, Domestic Violance, 2 counts and Assault & Battery
Jacob Kane Chupp, 26, 7344 E. Baseline Rd., White Cloud, Nov. 27, Failure to Maintain Security (no insurance).
Samantha Jo Yennior, 26, 6764 W. Maple St., Hamlin Twp., Nov. 21, Assault/Resisting/Obstructing a Police Officer.
Kathy Ann Kirwin, 37, 704 S. Madison Ave., Apt. 1, Ludington, Nov. 20, Larceny in a Building.

Key: MCSO: Mason County Sheriff’s Office; LPD: Ludington Police Dept.; SPD: Scottville Police Dept.; MSP: Michigan State Police; SSCENT: State, Sheriffs, Chiefs, Enfocement Narcotics Team; F/R: Fines and Restitution; Pre: Preliminary Examination or Pre-Trial. B&E: Breaking and Entering; OUIL: Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Liquor. A&B: Assault and Battery. DWLS: Driving While License Suspended

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