51st Circuit Court sentencings include tether tampering, gun convictions, marijuana delivery

July 17, 2015

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.

LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court:

Shurlow

Shurlow

– Zachary Alan Shurlow, 22, of 618 ½ E. Melendy St., Ludington, was found guilty June 2 of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and second-offense habitual offender. He was sentenced July 7 to one and half years to three years in prison and $258 in fines and costs. Term runs consecutive to parole violation conviction.

Carlson

Carlson

– Phillip Michael Carlson, 34, of Mason County Jail, was found guilty, June 2 of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and third-offense habitual offender. He was sentenced July 7 to one and a half to four years in prison and $458 in fines and costs.

Tyra

Tyra

– Arthur Warner Tyra, Jr., 46, of 1056 N. Campbell Rd., Branch Twp., was found guilty June 2 of receiving and concealing guns and fourth-offense habitual offender. He was sentenced July 7 to one year in jail with credit for four days served; serve seven months up front on a tether with the balance to be served at the court’s discretion; 18 months probation; $12,155.57 in restitution, which is joint and several with co-defendants; and $558 in fines and costs. One count of felony firearms dismissed. In a separate file, Tyra  was found guilty June 2 of receiving and concealing guns and fourth-offense habitual offender. He was sentenced July 7 to one year in jail with credit for four days served; serve seven months up front on a tether with the balance to be served at the court’s discretion; 18 months probation; and $128 in fines and costs. One count of felony firearms dismissed. Sentences are concurrent.

Johnson

Johnson

– Ali Marie Johnson, 28, of 901 E. Maple St., Ludington, was found guilty June 2 of two counts of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. She was sentenced June 7 to 270 days in jail with credit for three days served; serve nine months at the court’s discretion; 18 months probation; $533 in fines, costs and restitution; and driver’s license suspended one year/restricted after 60 days. Two counts of delivery/manufacture of marijuana were dismissed.

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