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Arraignments: Ludington man facing multiple felonies following drug arrest

October 24, 2014
Arraignments: Ludington man facing multiple felonies following drug arrest

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. - Gary Allen Jacobsen, 25, of 207 S. Washington Ave., Apt. 1, Ludington, faces multiple felony charges in 79th District Court following his Oct. 16 arrest by the State Sheriffs’ Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for felonies of controlled substance, possession of analogues, and habitual offender, fourth offense. He was also arrested Oct. 16…

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79th District Court sentencings

October 24, 2014
79th District Court sentencings

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. - Donald Keith Martinez, 28, of 508 ½ E. Danaher St., Ludington, was found guilty Oct. 14 of controlled substance, possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for nine days served; one year discretionary jail for two years; no alcohol/drugs; subject to random preliminary breath tests (PBTs) and drug…

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Probation violator sent to SAI program

October 24, 2014
Probation violator sent to SAI program

LUDINGTON — Michael Thomas Martinez, 29, of 204 S. Harrison Rd., Ludington, was sent to a Special Alternative Incarceration SAI facility by 51st Circuit Court Judge Richard I. Cooper after being found guilty of probation violation Oct. 15. His probation stems from no-contest pleas to attempted assault with a weapon and domestic violence, March 12, 2013. He was also ordered…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings include CSC, assaulting police officer.

October 18, 2014
51st Circuit Court sentencings include CSC, assaulting police officer.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced Tuesday, Oct. 14, in 51st Circuit Court by Judge Richard Cooper: - Nicholas Allan VanVleet, 32, of 602 E. Danaher St., Ludington, was found guilty Sept. 9 of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) – under 13 and second-degree CSC – under 13. He was sentenced to a minimum of…

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79th District Court arraignments.

October 18, 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 - Christian Jonathon Steiger, 21, of 75 N. Stiles Rd., Ludington, was arrested Oct. 12 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of assault by strangulation, one count of domestic violence, and one count of malicious…

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