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51st Circuit Court sentencings

December 18, 2014
51st Circuit Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced Tuesday, Dec. 16, in 51st Circuit Court: – Raymond Allen Anthony, 37, of 104 Wigton St., Hart, was found guilty of two counts of breaking and entering a building with intent and habitual offender, fourth conviction. He was sentenced Dec. 16 to two concurrent terms of six to 30…

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Free Soil man sentenced up to a year in jail for attempted CSC with minor.

December 16, 2014
Free Soil man sentenced up to a year in jail for attempted CSC with minor.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 22-year-old Free Soil man was sentenced to one year in jail for having a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old girl. Joseph Michael Cook, of 8010 N. Custer Rd., appeared in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday. Cook was arrested Aug. 20 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office and charge with three counts of criminal sexual conduct…

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Ludington man to serve 6-30 years in prison for B&Es of area businesses.

December 16, 2014
Ludington man to serve 6-30 years in prison for B&Es of area businesses.

  By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A Ludington man who broke into several Amber Township businesses, sold drugs and jumped bail, will serve the next 6 to 30 years in prison. Raymond Allen Anthony, 37, of 202 W. Fitch St. was sentenced today in 51st Circuit Court for the October 2013 breaking and entering of Amber Township businesses Alway’s…

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Two men sentenced to jail for felony drug charges.

December 16, 2014
Two men sentenced to jail for felony drug charges.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Two men were sentenced on drug possession charges this afternoon in 51st Circuit Court. Austin Martin Billings, 21, of 212 E. Melendy St., Apt. 3, was initially charged with two felony drug charges following a Sept. 19, 2014 arrest by Ludington Police Dept. Bryan Patrick Lund, 28, of 195 Monroe St., Apt. A, Manistee,…

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Plainwell man sentenced for stealing from church.

December 16, 2014
Plainwell man sentenced for stealing from church.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — A 17-year-old Plainwell man who broke into a downtown Ludington church was sentenced to one year in jail today during 51st Circuit Court. On Nov. 12, Marek Juergen Witkowski, of 633 Brigham, Plainwell, pleaded guilty to safe breaking and larceny of Greater Life Church, 208 S. James St. Witkowski was arrested Sept. 26 by…

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