79th District Court arraignments.

September 4, 2015

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

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

Felonies

  • Betzer

    Betzer

    Christopher Ross Betzer, 20, 2063 N. Sherman Road, Hamlin Township, was arrested Aug. 28, 2015 by Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony of possession of a controlled substance. Probable cause hearing: Sept. 9, 2015 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $7,500.

  • Whitaker

    Whitaker

    Elizabeth Marie Whitaker, 29, 5731 W. Limouze St., Pere Marquette Township, was arrested Aug. 27, 2015 by State, Sheriff, Chief Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for the felony of perjury. Probable cause hearing: Sept. 9 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000.

  • Myers

    Myers

    Jenna Diane Myers, 21, 4631 W. Deren Road, Summit Township, was arrested Aug. 24 by SSCENT for possession of a controlled substance. Probable cause hearing: Sept. 9, 1:15 p.m. Bail: $7,500.

  • Soloman

    Soloman-Jones

    Jonathan Sherrod Solman-Jones, 23, 709 E. Filer St., Ludington, was arrested Aug. 24 by LPD for dangerous weapons. Probable cause hearing: Sept. 2, 2015 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $7,500.

  • Doucette

    Doucette

    Amy Elizabeth Doucette, 45, 2302 Southwood St., Norton Shores, was arrested Aug. 24, 2015 by SSCENT for possession of a controlled substance, methamphetamine. Probable cause hearing: Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000.

Misdemeanors

  • Jammie Leigh Cluck, 30, 208 E. State St., Apt. B, Scottville, was arraigned on the charge of failure to maintain security (no vehicle insurance) following a Sept. 3, 2015 traffic stop by Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). He also received a citation of disregarding a traffic light. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 21, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.
  • Donald Ferguson Marshall, 53, 1525 County Line Road, Manistee, was arraigned on the charge of failure to maintain security (no vehicle insurance) following an Aug. 28, 2015 traffic stop by MCSO. He also received a citation for having an unregistered motor vehicle. Pretrial hearing: Oct. 5, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.
  • Arturo Ysabelg Lopez, 31, 2280 E. Ferry St., Shelby, was arrested Sept. 2, 2015 by Michigan State Police Hart Post (MSP) for driving while license suspended. Pretrial hearing: Oct. 5, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.
  • Daniel James Sullivan, 29, 6363 N. Custer Road, Free Soil Township, was arrested Sept. 1, 2015 by MCSO for domestic violence. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 21, 2015 at 2:45 p.m.Bail: $2,500/personal.
  • Kenneth Eugene White, 74, 3740 Harrison Road, Walkerville, was arrested Aug. 29, 2015 by MCSO for retail fraud third degree (shoplifting). Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28 at 2:45 p.m. Bail: $2,500/10%.
  • Angela Kay Cousins, 44, 414 N. Main St., Scottville, was arrested Aug. 29, 2015 by MCSO for retail fraud third degree. She was also arrested by MCSO on Sept. 1, 2015 for retail fraud second degree. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28, 2015 at 3 p.m. Bail: $2,500/10%.
  • Lee Hamilton Colby, 31, no address listed, was arrested Aug. 31, 2015 by MCSO for assault and battery. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 8 at 8:45 a.m. Bail: $2,500/personal.
  • Daniel James Ruble, 44, 13598 Makinen Rd., Kaleva, was arrested Aug. 27, 2015 by Scottville Police Department (SPD) for assault and battery. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $2,500/personal.
  • Joshua-Robert Steven Smith, 20, 7160 E. U.S. 10, Branch Township, was arrested Aug. 27, 2015 by MCSO for possession of controlled substance of marijuana. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28 at 1:30 p.m. Bail: $2,500/personal.
  • Dorothea Jane Mustaikis, 49, 309 E. State St., Scottville, was arraigned on the charge of failure to maintain security (no proof of car insurance) following an Aug. 27, 2015 traffic stop by MSP. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28 at 10:15 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.
  • Melissa Marie Smith, 27, 413 1/2 N. Robert St., Ludington, was arraigned on the charge of failure to maintain security (no proof of car insurance) following an Aug. 26, 2015 traffic stop by LPD. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 14 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.
  • Tonya Marie Bates, 34, 1912 E. Wilson Road, Riverton Township, was arraigned on the charge of failure to maintain security (no proof of car insurance) following an Aug. 27, 2015 traffic stop by MSP. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.
  • Travis Alan Poll, 38, 3440 S. Pioneer Dr., White Cloud, was arrested Aug. 26 by MSP for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 21 at 10:15 a.m. Bail: $5,000 cash/surety.
  • Dale Allyn Lifer, 80, 1019 W. Hoague Road, Grant Township, was arrested Aug. 24, 2015 by MCSO for aggravated assault. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 14 at 3:14 p.m. Bail: $3,500/10%.
  • Trenton Louis Balavitch, 24, 5536 Pontaluna Road, Fruitport, was arrested Aug. 23, 2015 by SPD for OWI. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10%.
  • Rory Daniel Gardner, 31, 6532 Blackhawk Lane, Twin Lake, was arrested Aug. 23, 2015 by MSP for domestic violence. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 14 at 11:45 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10%.
  • Latasha Monique Boatwright, 33, 431 Maple St., Baldwin, was arrested by LPD on Aug. 23, 2015 for DWLS. Pretrial hearing: Sept. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Bail: $1,500/10%.

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