Court sentences as of Nov. 20, 2013

November 22, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. 

51st Circuit Court

Michael Kelly

Michael Kelly

LUDINGTON – The following defendant was sentenced this past week in 51st Circuit Court:

–         Michael William Kelly, 42, of 105 Gay St., Scottville, was found guilty Oct. 22 of carrying concealed weapon. He was sentenced Nov. 19 to 180 days in jail with credit for two days served; must serve three months up front with the balance to be served at the court’s discretion; 12 months probation; and $648 in fines and costs. One count of controlled substance, possession of marijuana, was dismissed per a plea agreement.
 
 
79th District Court sentences, as of Nov. 20, 2013
LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 79th District Court:
–         Shaun Michael Davis, 29, of 405 E. Fifth St., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 12 of malicious destruction of personal property (MDOPP). He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; $1,029.99 in fines, costs and restitution; one year discretionary jail for one year; must attend Hands-Down Program and follow recommendations; and must not possess dangerous weapons for one year. One count of assault and battery was dismissed.
–         Duane Michael Duggan, 50, of 515 N. Dennis Rd., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 19 of allowing a person to drive in violation and was sentenced to $335 in fines and costs.
–         Samuel Lee Benson, 17, of 7819 E. Chicksaw Tr., Branch, was found guilty Nov. 14 of failure to display a valid license and sentenced to $275 in fines and costs and weekly grade/attendance checks. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS).
–         Joel Terrance Maddox, 22, of 101 N. Main St., Scottville, was found guilty Nov. 18 of allowing a person to drive in violation and was sentenced to $335 in fines and costs.
–         Alex Christian Jobbins-Ortiz, 18, of 1105 Lancer Ln., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 14 of failure to display a valid license and sentenced to $275 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS.
–         David James Mihalek, 28, of 1475 Wildwood Run, Apt. 11, Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 4 of operating while intoxicated or under a controlled substance. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $1,345 in fines and costs; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); 93 days discretionary jail for one year; and must attend the next session of the Victims Impact Panel. Conviction reportable to SOS.
–         Cory Robert Hernandez, 21, of 322 E. Dowland St., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 12 of assault and battery.  He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; $580 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; no contact with victim; and may perform 58 hours of community service within six months in lieu of paying fines and costs.
–         David William Rood, 50, of 7465 W. Log St., Mears, was found guilty Nov. 12 of second-degree retail fraud. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail; $740 in fines and costs; and one year discretionary jail for two year.
–         Wayne J. Hall, 52, of 437 N. Bean St., Scottville, was found guilty Nov. 12 of one count of controlled substance, use of marijuana, and operating without a license on person. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served for each count; $865 in fines and costs; one year discretionary jail for one year for Count I; 90 days discretionary jail for one year for Count II; and must have a substance abuse evaluation and follow recommendations. One count of driving while license suspended (DWLS) was dismissed.
–         Nancy Carol Lascari, 55, of 203 Fourth St., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 12 of operating with a high blood alcohol content. She was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $1,345 in fines and costs; outpatient treatment; 180 days discretionary jail for two years; must attend Impact Weekend and follow recommendations; must attend Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) two time a week for six months; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random preliminary breath tests (PBTs). Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of operating while intoxicated or under a controlled substance was dismissed.
Dismissals

–         Andrew Donald Longo, 23, of 10853 Timberline Dr., Allendale, one count of operating with a high blood alcohol content and one count of operating while intoxicated were dismissed Nov. 19. “Due to the murder of Trooper Butterfield, the People are no longer able to prove this matter beyond a reasonable doubt,” court documents state.
–         Shon Michael Gascoigne, 23, of 901 E. Maple St., Ludington, one count of controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and one count of disturbing the peace were dismissed Nov. 18. “People unable to prove this matter beyond a reasonable doubt,” court documents state.
–         Mark Alan Patterson, 54, of 1207 S. Washington Ave., Ludington, one count of operating a motor vehicle without security was dismissed Nov. 19 “per a plea agreement.”
–         Kenyon Thomas Clark, Jr., 26, of 3297 N. Stiles Rd., Ludington, one count of MDOPP was dismissed Nov. 20. “Witness is necessary to prove matter beyond a reasonable doubt,” court documents state. “Witness no longer wishes to pursue matter.”
–         Austin Dean Bunce, 20, of 1774 Independence Ave., Scottville, one count of retail fraud, third degree, was dismissed Nov. 20. “Restitution has been made, no further prosecution is required at this time,” court documents state.
–         Ward Jack Brandel, 37, of 906 33rd St., SW, Wyoming, one count of operating while intoxicated, occupant under 16, was dismissed Nov. 20 “per a plea agreement.”

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