Circuit court sentencings include domestic violence, robbery, home invasion and drunk driving.

December 12, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.

LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced Tuesday, Dec. 9, in 51st Circuit Court:

Nelson

Nelson

– Adam Wayne Nelson, 40, of 503 First St., Ludington, was found guilty by a jury, Nov. 20 of third-offense domestic violence and found guilty by the court of habitual offender, third offense. He was sentenced to three to 10 years in a Michigan Department of Corrections prison with credit for 25 days served in jail and $2,198 in fines and costs. Related story here

Fink

Fink

– Codie Lee Fink, 21, of 1783 N. U.S. 31,Scottville, was found guilty Nov. 4 of two counts of assault – weapon and one count of assault and battery. He was sentenced to two one-year jail terms with credit for two days serve in jail and one 93-day jail term with credit for two days served; must serve six months up front; balance to be served at the court’s discretion; 18 months probation; and $691 in fines and costs. Two counts of felonious assault, two counts of felony firearms were dismissed. Related story here

Jaralee Sobers

Jaralee Sobers

– Jaralee Chaloux Sobers, 31, of 4716 N. Beaune Rd., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 4 of unarmed robbery. She was sentenced to one year in jail with credit for 157 days served; two years probation; and $1405.93 in fines, costs and restitution. Related story here

Daryl Essex

Daryl Essex

– Daryl Eugene Essex, 33, of Oaks Correctional Facility, 1500 Caberfae Hwy., Manistee, was found guilty Nov. 4 of second-degree home invasion and habitual offender, third conviction. He was sentenced to a minimum of six years to a maximum of 40 years in a Michigan Department of Corrections prison concurrent to a Oceana County home invasion felony firearm cases; and $198 in fines and costs. Felony counts of safe breaking; first-degree home invasion; larceny of a firearm; and felony firearms were dismissed. Related story here

Francis

Francis

– Donnie Dean Francis, 39, of 8578 E. US-10, Branch, was found guilty Nov. 4 of operating under the influence of liquor (OUIL), third offense. He was sentenced to one year in jail with credit for 93 days served; serve six months up front with balance to be served at the court’s discretion; after serving five months, may attend inpatient treatment for 30 days or longer; 360 hours of community service; and $1,098 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS). One count of driving while license suspended (DWLS) and habitual offender, second conviction, were dismissed.

Griffin

Griffin

– Wendy Marie Griffin, 52, of 2984 Conrad Rd., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 4 of OUIL, third offense. She was sentenced to one year in jail with credit for 39 days served; serve six months up front; balance to be served at the court’s discretion; report to jail Jan. 2; work release must meet Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) guidelines; 360 hours of community service; one year probation; and $948 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to SOS.

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