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79th District Court arraignments

July 11, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Magistrate: Felonies - Benjamin Lee Towers, 37, of 707 N. Lavinia St., Ludington, was arrested July 3 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony of fleeing a police officer, third offense. A preliminary exam is set for July 16 at…

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79th District Court sentencings

July 11, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: - Corey Evan Carsten, 28, homeless, was found guilty July 1 of disorderly person, public intoxication. He was sentenced to 20 days in jail with credit for 20 days served; $285 in fines and costs; 90 days discretionary jail for one year; and no…

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79th District Court arraignments

July 4, 2014
79th District Court arraignments

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies - Lakeysha Camelle Cage, 31, of 1690 E. Summit Ave., Muskegon, was arrested June 26 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony of absconding or forfeiting bond. A preliminary exam is set for July 9 at 11:15…

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79th District Court sentencings

July 4, 2014

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: - Steven Paul Rathburn, 49, of 174 N. Nelson Rd., Ludington, was found guilty June 30 of trespassing. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; 30 days discretionary jail for one year; not to enter Oceana Auto…

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Assaulting police, cocaine possession yields prison term

July 3, 2014
Assaulting police, cocaine possession yields prison term

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — Carl Lee Herring, 24, of 219 E. Loomis St., Ludington, was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court, June 25, to three concurrent prison terms for two counts of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer and controlled substance possession, less than 25 grams. Herring received a term of one year, three months to four years with the…

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