District Court sentencings and dismissals.

July 1, 2016

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By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer.

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

– Jeremy Allen Foreman, 22, 5891 S. Broadway St., Baldwin, pleaded guilty on June 21 to operating while impaired by liquor (OWI) and was sentenced to 45 days in jail with credit for 15 days already served; 93 days discretionary jail for two years; must enroll and complete the impact weekend; upon completion of impact weekend jail term will be suspended; must attend AA two times per week for two years; must not have, buy or use alcohol or drugs for two years; must not enter any establishment where alcohol is served by the glass for two years; subject to random PBTs; must obtain outpatient substance abuse counseling; and must pay $1,295 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State. A charge of driving while license suspended/revoked/denied was dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.

– Skip Roy-Ernest Lange, 25, 502 2nd St., Ludington pleaded guilty on June 21 to operating while license suspended/revoked/denied and was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days already served, one year discretionary jail for one year, no drugs/alcohol, subject to random PBTs, and must pay $600 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State. A charge possession of a controlled substance – marijuana was dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.

– Joseph Michael Cook, 24, 5180 W. Johnson Rd., Pere Marquette Township, pleaded guilty on June 21 to OWI and was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days already served, 93 days discretionary jail for one year, must attend victim’s impact panel, no drugs/alcohol, must continue outpatient counseling, and must pay $870 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State.

– Mario Jose Vargas, 45, 1570 S. 112th Ave., Shelby, pleaded guilty on June 23 to transporting an open intoxicant and was ordered to pay $265 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State.

– Thomas Leroy Rees, 27, 5988 6th St., Pere Marquette Township, pleaded guilty on June 21 to OWI and was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day already served, 93 days discretionary jail for one year, must have a substance abuse evaluation, must attend victims impact panel, no drugs/alcohol, subject to random PBTs, subject to random drug tests, must not enter any establishment where alcohol is served by the glass, and must pay $935 in fines and costs. Conviction is reportable to Secretary of State.

– Natasha Lynne Fiting, 27, 608 E. Ludington Ave., Ludington, pleaded guilty on June 21 to third-degree retail fraud and was sentenced to 21 days in jail with credit for 21 days already served, 93 days discretionary jail for one year, must attend an economic crime program, and must pay $535 in fines and costs.

– Michael William Lopez, 25, 721 E. Loomis St., Ludington, pleaded guilty on June 23 to disturbing the peace – loud music and was ordered to pay $285 in fines and costs.

– Sara Lynn Tice, 21, 605 Harvey St., Shelby, pleaded guilty on June 15 to receiving and concealing stolen property and was sentenced to 180 days in jail with credit for 23 days already served, one year discretionary jail for two years, and $295 in fines and costs. A charge of second degree home invasion was dismissed on the motion of the prosecutor with prejudice.

– David William Wise, 43, 402 N. Reinberg Ave., Scottville, pleaded guilty on June 23 to possessing fish without a license and was ordered to pay $250 in fines and costs.

– Sandy Mae Wise, 44, 402 N. Reinberg Ave., Scottville, pleaded guilty on June 23 to possessing fish without a license and was ordered to pay $250 in fines and costs.

– Lidia Rocio Lopez-Gutierrez, 19, 407 E. Melendy St., Ludington, pleaded guilty on June 23 to disorderly prowling and was sentenced to one day in jail with credit for one day already served and must pay $285 in fines and costs.

Dismissals

– Victor Ivan Rodriguez, 29, 210 E. Church St., Hart, had a charge of defrauding an innkeeper dismissed without prejudice on June 20. “Defendant has paid restitution in full. The ends of justice do not require further prosecution,” according to court records.

– Rachael Kayla Wright, 23, 1165 Pineway, Ludington, had a charge of defrauding an innkeeper dismissed without prejudice on June 20. “Defendant has paid restitution in full. The ends of justice do not require further prosecution,” according to court records.

– Clifford Robert Lawson, Jr., 19, 1185 N. Tuttle Rd., Custer Township, had a charge of operating a motor vehicle without security (no insurance) dismissed without prejudice on June 20. “Defendant pleaded guilty to a lesser charge,” according to court records.

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