79th District Court arraignments include tobacco tax violation, cocaine delivery.

March 11, 2016

The court news is sponsored by Emelander Law Firm, PC, serving Oceana, Mason and Newaygo counties. Office: 231.303.5005; Cell: 231.303.0905. www.emelanderlaw.com.

By Allison Scarbrough. Courts/Police Editor.

LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court magistrate:

Felonies

Grimes

Grimes

– Dijon Lamar Grimes, 19, of 19315 Benetler St., Detroit, was arrested March 3 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for five felony counts of stealing/retaining a financial transaction device without consent; one felony count of tobacco products tax act violation; and one felony count of identity theft. Probable cause hearing: March 16 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $15,000/cash/surety.

Smith

Smith

– Thomas Earl Smith, 19, of 504 Fifth St., Ludington, was arrested March 1 by the State, Sheriffs’, Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for two felony counts of delivery of a narcotic or cocaine less than 50 grams. Probable cause hearing: March 16 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $10,000/10 percent.

Zamora

Zamora

– Xavier Ignacio Zamora, 22, of 1148 W. US 10-31, Amber Township, was arrested March 6 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of assaulting/resisting/obstructing police. Probable cause hearing: March 16 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $5,000/10 percent.

Misdemeanors

– Michael Burns Holmes III, 25, of 9227 Oceana Dr., Pentwater; March 3; Hart post of the Michigan State Police (MSP); operating under the influence of liquor with child endangerment. Pretrial: April 4 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $3,500/10 percent.

– Christopher Jacob-Richard Gregerson, 22, of 18978 8 Mile Rd., Reed City; March 3; MCSO; failure to maintain security. Pretrial: March 14 at 11 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.

– Chrystal Marie Straub, 27, of 103 First St., Ludington; March 3; Scottville Police Department; failure to maintain security. Pretrial: March 14 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.

emelander_03-08-16– Alexa Marie Gavrilides, 20, of 607 N. James St., Ludington; March 3; MCSO; operating while intoxicated. Pretrial: March 28 at 10 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent.

– Brandon James Mitchell, 24, of 511 N. James St., Ludington; March 3; MCSO; third-degree retail fraud. Pretrial: March 14 at 11:30 a.m. Bail: $2,500/personal.

– Shawn Michael Babcock, 38, of 615 W. US 10-31, Amber Township; March 3; MCSO; possession of marijuana. Pretrial: March 21 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $2,500/personal.

– David Arthur Shimel, 54, of 2279 N. Victory Corner Rd., Victory Township; March 3; MCSO; operating while intoxicated. Pretrial: March 28 at 10:15 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent.

– Leslie A. Point-Sanders, 53, of 121 W. State St., Scottville; March 3; MCSO; operating while intoxicated and possession of marijuana. Pretrial: April 18 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent.

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