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79th District Court arraignments, sentencings, posted Sept. 27, 2018.

September 27, 2018

79th District Court arraignments, sentencings, posted Sept. 27, 2018. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – The following proceedings recently occurred in Mason County’s 79th District Court: Arraignments, misdemeanors  – Timothy Stephen Murphy, 50, of 5067 Monroe Rd., Pentwater; Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO); third-degree retail fraud. Pretrial: Oct. 8 at 2:15 p.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent. – Johnnie Lynn Griffin,…

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Mears woman charged in connection to May crash.

September 26, 2018

Mears woman charged in connection to May crash. LUDINGTON — A 77-year-old Mears woman faces a misdemeanor of “moving violation causing serious impairment” stemming from a crash last May in which a Ludington motorcyclist was seriously injured. Carol Ann Wilson, of 5215 W. Fox Rd., was arraigned Monday, Sept. 24, in 79th District Court, according to court records. The car/motorcycle…

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Fountain man faces 6 criminal charges including CSC.

September 26, 2018

Fountain man faces 6 criminal charges including CSC. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON – A 46-year-old Fountain man faces six criminal charges including a high-court misdemeanor of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC). Jeremy Alan McCormick, of 4035 E. Wealthy St., was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Sept. 23, and has been arraigned in 79th District Court on additional charges of indecent…

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Ludington man sentenced to jail for marijuana delivery.

September 25, 2018

Ludington man sentenced to jail for marijuana delivery. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 28-year-old Ludington man was sentenced to serve six months up front of one-year discretionary jail term in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Sept. 25, for a conviction of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. Christian Lee Mitchell, of 407 E. Melendy St., was also ordered to two years…

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Man who stole mother’s checks sentenced to jail.

September 25, 2018

Man who stole mother’s checks sentenced to jail. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 45-year-old Sherman Township man who admitted to using his mother’s checks to illegally obtain over $2,700 was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Sept. 25, to serve one year in jail. Christopher Wayne Bailey, of 3079 N. Tuttle Rd., pleaded guilty to one felony…

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