79th District Court sentencings.

June 10, 2016

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By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer.

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

– Lisa Mae Gardenhire, 29, 7171 Stohlberg Rd., Sheridan Township, pleaded guilty on May 31 to a charge of disorderly person – jostling and was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days already served, 90 days of discretionary jail for one year, and must pay $285 in fines and costs. A charge of assault and battery was dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.

– Francisco Julian Hernandez-Garcia, 20, 6052 Interlochen Rd., Sheridan Township, pleaded guilty on June 1 to improper possession of a firearm and was sentenced to three days in jail with credit for three days already served, 90 days of discretionary jail for one year, must forfeit the weapon involved, and must pay $665 in fines and costs. A charge of illegally carrying a concealed weapon was dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.

– James Dean Levine, 26, 1490 Princeton Rd., Manistee, pleaded guilty on May 31 to improper transportation of medical marijuana and was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days already served, 93 days of discretionary jail for one year, and must pay $535 in fines and costs. A charge of possession of a controlled substance was dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.

– Daniel Joseph Meisenheimer Garber, 27, 1582 N. Lakeshore Dr., Hamlin Township, pleaded guilty on June 1 to disorderly person – public intoxication and was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day already served, 30 days of discretionary jail for one year, six months of probation and must pay $285 in fines and costs.

– Harvey Penaloza Acosta, 32, 1974 Morrell St., Detroit, pleaded guilty on June 2 to driving a vehicle while license suspended or revoked and was sentenced to pay $285 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State.

– Oscar Alexander Esquivel, 21, 3502 E. Johnson Rd., Custer Township, pleaded guilty on June 2 to possessing fishing without a fishing license and was ordered to pay $250 in fines and costs.

– Daniel Antonio Escamilla, 36, 6827 N. 126th Ave., Hart, pleaded guilty on June 2 to driving without a license and was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days already served, 90 days discretionary jail for one year, 12 months of probation and must pay $275 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State. Escamilla also pleaded guilty to transporting and open intoxicants and was ordered to pay $265 in fines and costs.

– Eric J. Woods, 32, 6735 E. Butters Rd., Branch Township, pleaded guilty on June 2 to fishing without a license and was sentenced to pay $250 in fines and costs.

– Keaten Timothy Swiatlowski, 20, 297 1st St., Manistee, pleaded guilty on June 2 to failure to display a valid driver’s license and was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail for one year, 12 months of probation and must pay $275 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State.

– Edmund John Stell, 73, 7370 Boulder Bluff Dr., Jenison, pleaded guilty on June 2 to fishing with too many lines and was sentenced to pay $275 in fines and costs.

– William Anthony McMiller, 37, 1478 ½ Beidler St., Muskegon, pleaded guilty on June 2 to operating an ORV with a suspended license and was sentenced to pay $285 in fines and costs.

– Jackie Shaye Lemere, 26, 175 E. Millerton Rd., Sherman Township, pleaded no contest on June 2 to letting a dog run loose and was sentenced to pay $160 in fines and costs.

– Stephen Joseph Knizacky, 25, 5182 W. Chauvez Rd., Pere Marquette Township, pleaded guilty on June 2 to fishing without a license and was sentenced to pay $250 in fines and costs.

Dismissal

– James Lee Burrough, 46, 116 32nd St SE, Wyoming, had a charge of operating while license suspended or revoked dismissed without prejudice on May 26. “Defendant pleaded guilty to a lesser charge,” according to court records.

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