79th District Court sentencings, dismissals.

April 1, 2016

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By Allison Scarbrough. Courts/Police Editor.

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

– Neal Barton Guss, 23, of 1077 Lancer Lane, Pere Marquette Township, was found guilty March 22 of operating a motor vehicle while impaired and sentenced to three days in jail with credit for three days served; $1,000 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend the next session of the Victims’ Impact Panel (VIP); no alcohol/drugs; must follow recommendations of the screening agency; and is subject to random preliminary breath tests (PBTs) and drug tests. He was also found guilty of driving while license suspended (DWLS) March 22 and sentenced to three days in jail with credit for three days served; $285 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend the next session of VIP; no alcohol/drugs; must follow recommendations of the screening agency; and is subject to PBTs and drug tests. Counts of failure to maintain security/no insurance; PBT refusal; and DWLS were dismissed. Convictions reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS.

– Gary Dean Maccune, 25, of 2857 S. Grantsyn Trail, Branch, was found guilty March 28 of allowing a person to drive in violation and sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail for one year and $335 in fines and costs.

– Brandon James Mitchell, 24, of 511 N. James St., Ludington, was found guilty March 22 of third-degree retail fraud and sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail for two years; $713.91 in restitution; and $775 in fines and costs.

– Matt Edward Ahlgren, 27, of 159 S. Wildwood Run, Apt. 10, Ludington, was found guilty March 23 of aggravated assault and sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for two days served; outpatient treatment; $535 in fines and costs; one year discretionary jail for one year; no contact with the victim; no alcohol/drugs; and random PBTs and drug tests.

– Allen Bruce Barnhardt, 21, of 781 N. Gordon Rd., Amber Township, was found guilty March 22 of disorderly person – drunk and sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; must have a domestic violence evaluation and follow recommendations; $285 in fines and costs; no alcohol/drugs; and random PBTs. One count of domestic violence was dismissed.

– Gabriel Elizabeth Maile, 25, of 503 S. Staffon St., Ludington, was found guilty March 22 of third-degree retail fraud and sentenced to $600 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; and must seek and maintain employment. One count of embezzlement less than $200 was dismissed.

– Jeremy Ray Parker, 36, of 2850 E. Millerton, Sheridan Township, was found guilty March 22 of domestic violence and sentenced to 21 days in jail with credit for 12 days served; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; no alcohol/drugs; may not enter any establishments that serve alcohol by the glass; must complete previously-ordered counseling; and random PBTs and drug tests.

– Anthony Tyrone Latimer, 28, of 1023 Lawndale, Ludington, was found guilty March 23 of malicious destruction of a building and malicious destruction of property (MDOP) and sentenced to 28 days in jail with credit for 28 days served; $1,075 in fines, costs and restitution; one year discretionary jail for one year for Count 1; 93 days discretionary jail for one year for Count 2; must have a combined substance abuse and anger management evaluation and follow recommendations; no alcohol/drugs; and is subject to random PBTs and drug tests. One count of MDOP over $1,000 and one count of fourth-offense habitual offender were dismissed.

– Jacquelyn Marie Koegler, 33, of 9038 E. US 10, BranchTownship, was found guilty March 22 of domestic violence and sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served; outpatient treatment; $600 in fines and costs; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must have a domestic violence evaluation and follow recommendations; no alcohol/drugs; random PBTs and drug tests; and no contact with the victim.

– Andrew Robert Shalosky, 29, of 2936 N. Trepanier Dr., Hamlin Township, was found guilty March 22 of domestic violence and sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $665 in fines and costs or perform 44 hours of community service; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must continue current counseling; no alcohol/drugs; random PBTs and drug tests; and no contact with the victim.

– Angel Mariah Gomez, 24, of 3131 S. Pere Marquette Hwy., Pere Marquette Township, was found guilty March 24 of disorderly person – public intoxication and sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day served and $285 in fines and costs.

– Sara Lynn Archer, 39, of 3200 Nopaming St., Hessel, Michigan, was found guilty March 16 of second-degree retail fraud and sentenced to five days in jail; $808.29 in fines, costs and restitution; outpatient treatment; one year discretionary jail for one year; must attend Impact Weekend and follow the recommendations; and no alcohol/drugs.

Dismissals

– Christopher Joseph Sekenske, Jr., 20, of 2041 N. Jebavy Dr., Hamlin Township, one count of drugs – false prescription was dismissed March 22 “on the motion of the prosecutor without prejudice,” his court file states. One count of minor in possession (MIP) was dismissed March 22 “on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.” One count of assault and battery was dismissed March 22 “on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.”

– Jason Lee Chellis, 33, of 485 Gordon Rd., Amber Township, one count of operating without insurance was dismissed March 22. “Defendant has pleaded to a lesser charge,” court records state.

– Corrie Lynn Cook, 38, of 711 N. Washington Ave., Ludington, one count of domestic violence was dismissed March 22. “People cannot prove beyond a reasonable doubt,” according to court records.

– Robert W. Terrel, 35, of 23 Willow St., Algonquin, Illinois, one count of operating without insurance was dismissed March 22. “Defendant has pleaded to a lesser charge,” court records state.

– Chrystal Marie Straub, 27, of 103 First St., Ludington, one count of operating without insurance was dismissed March 22. “Case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” court records state.

– Christopher Jacob-Richard Gregerson, 22, of 18978 8 Mile Rd., Reed City, one count of operating without insurance was dismissed March 22. “Defendant has pleaded to a lesser charge,” court records state.

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