79th District Court sentencings

February 20, 2015

mason_county_courthouseBy Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.

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

– Jason Scott Huggard, 29, of 1005 N. Custer Rd., Custer, was found guilty Feb. 11 of domestic violence. He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; $590 in fines and costs; outpatient treatment; Soberlink for 180 days; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; Hands Down Program; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random preliminary breath tests (PBTs) after Soberlink. One count of interfering with electronic communications was dismissed.

– Drew Percy Amy, 25, of 1253 N. Gordon Rd., Scottville, pleaded no contest Feb. 17 to assault and battery. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $535 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; and no contact with victim.

– Brittiny Ann Gibson, 23, of 5784 W. Johnson Rd., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 17 of third-degree retail fraud. She was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; and $530 in fines and costs.

– Jonathan Sherrod Soloman-Jones, 23, of 709 E. Filer St., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 12 of driving while license expired. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail to run concurrent with another sentence.

– Eric Michael Levine, 37, of 11651 W. US-10, Branch, was found guilty Feb. 17 of allowing a person to drive in violation and sentenced to $335 in fines and costs. One count of driving while license suspended (DWLS) was dismissed.

– Kendall Ray Thompson, 27, of 305 E. James St., Scottville, was found guilty Feb. 17 of allowing a person to drive in violation and sentenced to $335 in fines and costs. One count of DWLS dismissed.

– Tyler Austin Hendrickson, 20, of 2034 Edgewood Ave., NE, Grand Rapids, was found guilty Feb. 17 of DWLS and transporting/possessing alcohol by a minor. He was sentenced to 120 days in jail and one year discretionary jail for one year for the first count and 90 days in jail for the second count; and $360 in fines and costs. Jail term is concurrent with another sentence. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS).

– Jacob Thomas Kruisenga, 18, of 925 N. Lavinia St., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 17 of second-degree retail fraud. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail; one year discretionary jail for two years; must abide by a 7 p.m. curfew until the end of the year; and $824.99 in fines, costs and restitution. One count of MIP, third offense, was dismissed.

– Breana Lynne Bair, 21, of 605 S. Madison Ave., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 10 of operating while impaired. She was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; $870 in fines and costs; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend next session of Victims Impact Panel (VIP); and random PBTs. Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Jonathan Aubrey Johnson, 43, of 3677 S. PM Hwy., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 10 of third degree-retail fraud. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $297.99 in fines, costs and restitution; and 93 days discretionary jail for one year.

– Russell John Kietzman, 31, of 9040 100th St., Alto, was found guilty Feb. 10 of operating while impaired. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $870 in fines and costs; outpatient treatment; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; VIP; no alcohol/drugs; and random PBTs. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of transporting open intoxicants was dismissed.

– James Vernon Kaye, 47, of 405 Foster St.., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 10 of second-offense operating while intoxicated. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for one day served; work release authorized; $1,585 in fines and costs; outpatient treatment; AA twice a week for two years; substance abuse counseling; no alcohol/drugs; Soberlink for nine months; random PBTs; and vehicle immobilized 90 days. He was also found guilty Feb. 10 of driver transporting open intoxicants. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $265 in fines and costs; and 90 days discretionary jail for one year. Convictions reportable to SOS. One count of DWLS dismissed.

– Jeri Lynn Talmadge, 54, of 508 E. Danaher St., Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 10 of third-degree retail fraud. She was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend Economic Crime Program; and $610.75 in fines and costs.

– Bryon Keith Golightly, 39, of 3293 Cherokee Tr., Twin Lake, was found guilty Feb. 9 of allowing a person to drive in violation and sentenced to $335 in fines and costs. Counts of DWLS and operating without security dismissed.

– Ramon Munoz, 30, of 322 S. James St., Apt. 1, Ludington, was found guilty Feb. 10 of assault and battery. He was sentenced to 28 days in jail with credit for 28 days served; 93 days discretionary jail for two years; no contact with victim; no alcohol/drugs; random PBTs and drug tests; must not possess any weapons or firearms; and may not enter any establishments where alcohol is served by the glass. Another count of A & B was dismissed. He was also found guilty Feb. 10 of malicious destruction of personal property and sentenced to four days in jail with credit for four days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; no contact with victim; no alcohol/drugs; random PBTs and drug tests; and may not enter any establishments where alcohol is served by the glass.

Dismissals

– Kaci Allison-Makinze Browning, 38, no address listed, one count of operating without security dismissed in plea agreement Feb. 18.

– Darla Jean Anderson, 63, of 109 N. Staffon St., Ludington, one count of operating while intoxicated was dismissed Feb. 13. “The case is dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice,” her court file states.

– Robert Jeffery Bauer, 56, of 517 E. Chauvez Rd., Scottville, one count of domestic violence was dismissed Feb. 10. “Defendant has entered into a prosecutor’s deferment agreement,” his court file states.

– Jeffery Bowden Rigel, 23, of 607 N. Delia St., Ludington, one count of controlled substance, possession of marijuana dismissed Nov. 25 (filed Feb. 11). “Defendant has entered into a prosecutor’s deferment agreement,” his court file states.

 

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