51st Circuit Court sentencings include 2 prison terms for meth

November 13, 2015

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.

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

Crawford

Crawford

Graham Joseph Crawford, 33, of 206 N. Harrison St., Ludington, was found guilty Sept. 22 of maintaining a lab involving methamphetamine and possession of meth. He was sentenced Nov. 3 to concurrent terms of eight to 20 years in prison and three years, two months to 10 years in prison, with credit for 251 days served in jail, and $326 in fines and costs. Delivery/manufacture of meth and fourth-offense habitual offender were dismissed. In a separate file, Crawford was found guilty of three counts of probation violation Nov. 3 and sentenced to concurrent prison terms of two to seven years (two counts) and one year, four months to two years, with credit for 616 days served in jail. His probation stems from three July 18, 2013 convictions of delivery of schedule 1, 2, 3 (two counts) and maintaining a drug house. In a separate file, he was found guilty of two counts of probation violation Nov. 3 and sentenced to two concurrent prison terms of seven to 20 years, with credit for 557 days served in jail. He was also ordered to pay $2,221 in fines, costs and restitution. His probation stems from July 18, 2013 convictions of two counts of delivery less than 50 grams. Crawford’s probation is revoked. All three files run concurrently.

Kenneth James Purple, II, of 203 N. Reinberg Ave., Scottville, was found guilty Sept. 22 of larceny in a

Purple

Purple

building and fourth-offense habitual offender. He was sentenced Nov. 3 to two years, 10 months to 15 years in prison, with credit for 153 days served in jail, and $258 in fines and costs. One count of second-degree home invasion was dismissed. In a separate file, he was found guilty Sept. 22 of second-offense operating/maintaining a lab involving meth sentenced, Nov. 3, to six years, six months to 20 years in prison, with credit for 169 days served in jail, and $258 in fines and costs. One count of delivery/manufacture of meth and one count of second-offense possession of a non-narcotic were dismissed. Both files run concurrently.

Steven Douglas Jolly, 56, of 5695 Iris Rd., Pere Marquette Township, was found guilty Sept. 22 of third-offense operating under the influence of liquor. He was sentenced Nov. 3 to five months up front of a one-year discretionary jail sentence; credit for four days served; 360 hours community service; two years probation; and $1,108 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State. Work release must meet Mason County Sheriff’s Office guidelines.

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