79th District Court sentencings

August 1, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.

LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court:

– Steven Paul Ruba, 49, of 4335 N. Victory Corner Rd., Ludington, was found guilty July 22 of controlled substance, possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $665 in fines and costs; outpatient treatment; one year discretionary jail for one year; must surrender driver’s license to court; driver’s license is suspended 365 days/restricted 305 days no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random preliminary breath tests (PBTs) and drug tests. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS).

– Douglas Eric Follows, 63, of 4900 W. Deren Rd., Lot 26, Ludington, was found guilty July 24 of fishing without a license in state and sentenced to $250 in fines and costs.

– Whitney Leigh Petersen, 19, of 1008 N. Brookridge Rd., Ludington, was found guilty July 22 of alcohol – fraudulent use of ID and sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must have a substance abuse evaluation and follow recommendations; no alcohol/drugs; subject to random PBTs and drug tests; and $600 in fines and costs. One count of driving while license suspended (DWLS), second offense, and one count of minor in possession of alcohol (MIP), first offense, were dismissed. In a separate case, she was was found guilty of driving while license not valid and sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail; $272.50 in fines and costs; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random PBTs and drugs tests. Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Michael Earl Jager, Jr., 25, of 7158 S. Apple Hill Rd., Rothbury, was found guilty July 24 of allowing a person to drive in violation. He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; and $335 in fines and costs.

– Ramon Munoz, 30, of 102 E. Filer St., Apt. 3, Ludington, was found guilty July 24 of disorderly person – public intoxication. He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; 30 days discretionary jail for one year; no alcohol/drugs; $285 in fines and costs; and must submit to PBTs and drug tests.

– Nicole Lynn Boles, 38, of 5111 N. William St., Fountain, was found guilty July 22 of second-degree retail fraud. She was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for 30 days served; one year discretionary jail for one year; $520 in fines and costs; and may be released to the Technical Rule Violation Center if recommended by the parole board;

– Jeremy Dean Daily, 20, of 214 N. White Pine Dr., Ludington, was found guilty July 22 of operating while impaired by liquor. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; outpatient treatment; $870 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend next session of Victims’ Impact Panel; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random PBTs and drug tests. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of registration expired/no plate and one count of violation of a restricted license were dismissed.

– David Lee Kapala, 23, of 6206 N. Stiles Rd., Ludington, was found guilty July 22 of drugs/alcohol – consumption by a minor. He was sentenced to 30 days discretionary jail for one year and $590 in fines and costs. One count of selling/furnishing alcohol to a minor was dismissed.

` Charles Robert Scribner, 62, of 306 S. Main St., Scottville, pled no contest to assault and battery. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for 21 days served; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; no alcohol/drugs; subject to random PBTs; and $600 in fines and costs.

– Connor Stephen McDonald, 22, no address listed, was found guilty July 22 of operating under the influence of liquor or a controlled substance. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); $1,070 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend the next session of the Victims’ Impact Panel; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random PBTs. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of preliminary breath test refusal in a non-commercial vehicle and one count of driver transporting open intoxicants in a vehicle were dismissed.

– Michael James Shields, 22, of 410 Eimer St., Muskegon, was found guilty July 22 of operating while impaired by liquor. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; AHSE; $870 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend next session of the Victims’ Impact Panel; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random PBTs and drug tests. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of controlled substance, possession of marijuana was dismissed.

– Bobby Joe Rees, 27, of 7988 W. 6th St., Ludington, was found guilty July 24 of driving while license expired – two points and sentenced to $225 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Raymond Reed, 54, of 1713 W. Kinney Rd., Scottville, was found guilty July 25 of allowing a person to drive in violation. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; and $335 in fines and costs.

– James Jacob Devries, 21, of 201 S. Staffon St., Ludington, was found guilty July 28 of allowing a person to drive in violation and was sentenced to $335 in fines and costs.

– Joshua David Spore, 28, of 4292 N. Stiles Rd., Scottville, was found guilty July 28 of improper plates – failure to transfer and sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail for one year and $175 in fines and costs.

– Corey Evan Carsten, 28, no address listed, pled no contest July 28 to disorderly person – public intoxication. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; no alcohol/drugs; must fully comply with Probate Court’s order for hospitalization; and is to be released to custody of Ludington Police Department.

– Scott Douglas Klinger, 48, of 1731 Independence Dr., Scottville, was found guilty July 28 of driving while license expired. He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day  served; $225 in fines and costs; and 90 days discretionary jail for one year. Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Dustin James Horn, 19, of 407 E. Melendy St., Ludington, was found guilty July 23 of furnishing a false ID and sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served and 90 days discretionary jail for one year. He was also found guilty of MIP, first offense and fines/costs suspended due to discretionary jail time ordered in separate file. Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Charles Robert-Donley Dulzo, 27, of 513 Rose Ave., Big Rapids, was found guilty July 28 of allowing a person to drive in violation. He was sentenced to 30 days discretionary jail for one year and $335 in fines and costs.

– Gregory Alexander Jolly, 21, of 3680 E. First St., Custer, was found guilty July 22 of operating while impaired by liquor. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; outpatient counseling; $870 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend next session of Victims’ Impact Panel; no alcohol/drugs; and must submit to random PBTs. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of reckless driving – six points was dismissed.

– Michael Mason Durham, 24, of 607 E. Danaher St., Ludington, was found guilty July 28 of disorderly – loud party. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; and $285 in fines and costs.

Dismissal

– Mary Lucas, 47, of 925 N. Lavinia, Ludington, one count of assault and battery was dismissed July 29. “The ends of justice do not require further prosecution,” court records state.

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