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Trooper found guilty of driving ORV impaired, no license sanctions imposed.

February 10, 2016
Trooper found guilty of driving ORV impaired, no license sanctions imposed.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — Michigan State Police Trooper Sammy Sidney Seymour, Jr., was found guilty, Feb. 5, 2016, in 79th District Court of operating an ORV while impaired. Initially charged with operating while intoxicated, which requires driver’s license sanctions, Seymour’s sentence for operating an ORV while impaired does not include any driver’s license sanctions. The operating while…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings: teen sent to prison for breaking, entering.

February 10, 2016
51st Circuit Court sentencings: teen sent to prison for breaking, entering.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: – Jacob Thomas Kruisenga, 19, of 60 N. State St., Hart, was found guilty Dec. 2 of breaking and entering a building with intent and third-offense habitual offender in two separate files. He was sentenced Feb. 2 to two concurrent terms of two-and-a-half years…

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79th District Court arraignments include 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct.

February 10, 2016
79th District Court arraignments include 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct.

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in front of the 79th District Court Magistrate: Felonies – Casey James Miedema, Sr., 32, of 6816 W. Victory Dr., Hamlin Township, was arrested by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) for a felony of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) – victim under age 13 with a second-offense habitual…

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New manager for family medicine office in Pentwater

February 10, 2016
New manager for family medicine office in Pentwater

PENTWATER — Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital Family Medicine—Pentwater has a new practice manager, Alissa Edgcomb. She has been working with Spectrum Health in the Grand Rapids area. The move fulfills a long-held desire by Edgcomb to live, work, and raise her family in Oceana County and, specifically, Pentwater. She will move her family here as soon as the school year finishes…

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Police respond to domestic assault, crashes.

February 10, 2016
Police respond to domestic assault, crashes.

The following is local law enforcement activity Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2016: – 1:57 a.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), a 32-year-old Branch woman was arrested for domestic assault, 9000 block of E. US 10, Branch Township. – 10:18 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), assault, E. Danaher St., City of Ludington. – 10:35 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), traffic assist, US 10-31…

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