79th District Court sentencings.

December 17, 2015

mason_county_courthouse_winter_verticalBy Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor.

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

– Charles Martin Zamborowski, 57, of 1807 N. Water Rd., Hart, pleaded “no contest” to false personation of a public officer. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail with credit for 27 days served; one year discretionary jail for one year; must cooperate with mental health doctors and treating individuals; and no contact with the victim.

– Kevin Louis Hatfield, 51, of 4852 E. Stein, LaSalle, Michigan, was found guilty Dec. 14 of taking an illegal deer on public land and sentenced to $1,250 in fines and costs; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; and his hunting license is revoked for the remainder of 2015 and the next three years.

– George Eugene Schrink, 53, of 4728 W. Sixth St., Ludington, was found guilty Dec. 9 of operating a wholesale fish market without a license and sentenced to $315 in fines and costs.

– Larry William Berghuis, 36, of 582 S. 108th, Shelby, was found guilty Dec. 14 of allowing a person to drive in violation and sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; and $335 in fines and costs.

– James Steven Dexter, 35, of 1200 E. Washington St., Apt. 3, Greenville, Michigan, was found guilty Dec. 14 of driving while license suspended (DWLS) and sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; and $285 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS).

– Montana Walker Banwell, 27, of 406 E. Foster St., Apt. 1, Ludington, was found guilty Dec. 8 of possession of marijuana and sentenced to 10 days in jail with credit for eight days served; driver’s license suspended 180 days/restricted after 30 days; $600 in fines and costs; one year discretionary jail for one year; must have a substance abuse evaluation and follow recommendations; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to drug tests twice a week for one year.

– Manuel Lopez-Rafael, 38, of 134 N. Michigan Ave., Apt. 2, Shelby, was found guilty Dec. 9 of operating while intoxicated. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $1,070 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; no alcohol/drugs; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); and must submit to random preliminary breath tests (PBTs). Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Jeremy Allen Foreman, 21, of 4357 S. Yale Ave., Baldwin, was found guilty Dec. 8 of operating while impaired. He was sentenced to five days in jail with credit for five days served; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; $1,065 in fines and costs; must attend next session of the Victims’ Impact Panel (VIP); must have a substance abuse evaluation and follow recommendations; subject to random PBTs and drug tests; no alcohol/drugs. Conviction reportable to SOS. Counts of failure to report an accident; no insurance; and improper plates were dismissed.

– Jonathan Allen VanderVelde, 27, of 109 E. Foster St., Ludington, was found guilty Dec. 8 of larceny less than $200. He was sentenced to 29 days in jail with credit for 29 days served; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; and $380 in fines, costs and restitution.

– Daniel Archer Bentley, 23, of 3163 N. Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, was found guilty Dec. 10 of disorderly – trespassing. He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; 30 days discretionary jail for one year; and $285 in fines and costs.

– James Russell Daugherty, 60, of 3624 W. Forest Hill Circle, Ludington, was found guilty Dec. 8 of second-degree retail fraud. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; one year discretionary jail for one year; and $535 in fines and costs.

– Elijah Nathaniel Kane, 25, of 1391 N. Washington Ave., Ludington was found guilty Dec. 8 of operating while impaired. He was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; AHSE; $870 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; no alcohol/drugs; and subject to random PBTs and drug tests. Conviction reportable to SOS.

– Douglas MacArthur Mann, Jr., 53, of 4679 E. First St., Custer, was found guilty Dec. 8 of DWLS. He was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail for one year and $295 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS.

Dismissal

– Erika Janay Winkel, 42, of 867 Lakeshore Dr., Ludington, one count of third-degree retail fraud was dismissed Dec. 9. “Defendant has pleaded guilty to felony charges in an unrelated matter, and this case is dismissed in accordance with the plea agreement,” court records state.

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