4 sentenced in circuit court this week

January 10, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. 

LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 51st Circuit Court:
–         Kenneth James Purple, 24, of 203 N. Reinberg, Scottville, was found guilty back in 2009 of one count of guns — receiving/concealing and one count of probation violation. He was sentenced Jan. 3 to one year in jail with credit for 270 days served and $3,181.60 in fines, costs and restitution. He must serve nine months up front with the balance to be served at the court’s discretion. One count of weapon – alter identification marks and one count of felony firearms were dismissed. Probation is revoked. This case is concurrent with another file.
–         Patrick Michael Mohr, 48, of PO Box 225, Ludington, pleaded no contest Oct. 22 to assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer and domestic violence. He was sentenced Jan. 7 to one year in jail with credit for two days served for Count I and 93 days in jail with credit for two days served for Count II; fines, costs and restitution totaling $2,791; two years probation; must serve five months up front with the balance to be served at the court’s discretion; no contact with victim; and must complete domestic violence treatment. Counts run concurrent. One count of assault by strangulation and one count of aggravated assault were dismissed.
–         Lauren Davin Derscheid, 35, of 4189 70th Ave., Evart, was found guilty Nov. 5 of accosting children for immoral purposes and criminal sexual conduct (CSC) third degree, person age 13-15. He was sentenced Jan. 7 to two concurrent one-year jail sentences with credit for two days served; serve six months with the balance to be served at the court’s discretion; $816 in fines and costs; five years probation; no contact with victim; and restitution is reserved for 30 days.
–         Dominic Daniel Forsman, 19, of 1373 Rohrmoser Rd., Ludington, was found guilty Sept. 27of possession of child sexually abusive material. He was sentenced Jan. 7 to 270 days in jail with credit for 21 days served; serve five months up front with balance to be served at the court’s discretion; five years probation; $598 in fines and costs; and no contact with the victim. One count of CSC third degree, person aged 13-15, was dismissed.

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