Courts

Trial of man accused of sexually assaulting former girlfriend begins.

May 20, 2015
Trial of man accused of sexually assaulting former girlfriend begins.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — The trial of a 22-year-old Ludington man accused of sexually assaulting his former girlfriend began Wednesday morning with jury selection. Jon Lloyd Maccune of 924 E. Tinkham Ave., faces felony charges of CSC first degree, home invasion first degree, CSC third degree, along with a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence. He has also been…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings include tether tampering, gun convictions

May 15, 2015
51st Circuit Court sentencings include tether tampering, gun convictions

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: – Sheila Ranae Henson, 33, of 203 S. Washington Ave., Apt. 4, Ludington, was found guilty March 4 of tampering with an electronic monitoring device and fourth-offense habitual offender. She was sentenced May 5 to two to 15 years in a Michigan Department of…

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79th District Court arraignments include child abuse, retail fraud

May 15, 2015
79th District Court arraignments include child abuse, retail fraud

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies – Lee Hamilton Colby, 31, of 2300 N. 28th St., Fountain, was arrested May 7 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of third-degree child abuse. Probable cause hearing: May 20 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $10,000/cash/surety.…

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79th District Court sentencings and dismissals

May 15, 2015
79th District Court sentencings and dismissals

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 79th District Court: – Kristopher William-Phillip Green, 29, of 276 ½ 11th St., Manistee, was found guilty May 11 of driving while license suspended (DWLS). He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $285 in fines and costs; and 93 days…

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Trooper drunk driving case will be retried.

May 13, 2015
Trooper drunk driving case will be retried.

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief.  LUDINGTON — Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Paul Spaniola announced today that his office would retry Michigan State Police Trooper Sammy Seymour for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Seymour was arrested on Jan. 17, 2015 by Ludington Police Department and charged with OWI and with open container. OWI is a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of 93…

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