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Ludington man receives jail sentence for aggravated stalking

August 23, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following defendant was sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: –          Stephen Allan Lange, 40, of 502 5th St., Ludington, was found guilty Nov. 6, 2012 of aggravated stalking and found guilty Aug. 15 of probation violation for that count. He was sentenced Aug. 15 to a minimum of two years, six months to a maximum…

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Arraignments as of Aug. 21, 2013

August 23, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned in front of the magistrate of the 79th District Court this past week: Felonies –          Mykel Dalton Horsley, 23, of 143 N. Jebavy Dr., Apt. 8, Ludington, was arrested Aug. 16 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a felony of assault with a dangerous weapon. A preliminary exam…

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Man receives 25-50 years in prison for sexually assaulting 2 children

August 20, 2013
Man receives 25-50 years in prison for sexually assaulting 2 children

LUDINGTON — Robert James Miller, 41, of Ludington, will spend the next 25 to 50 years in prison for the crimes of sexually assaulting two children. Miller was sentenced this afternoon in 51st Circuit Court on the counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct with a 12-year-old boy and second degree CSC with an 8-year-old boy. In June Miller accepted…

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33-year-old gets jail time for sexual assault on minor

August 20, 2013

LUDINGTON — Chad Heitz, 33, of 3677 S. Pere Marquette Highway was sentenced to 1 year, 9 months in the Mason County Jail for attempted criminal sexual conduct third degree for incidences involving a 15-year-old girl. Heitz was arrested on May 11 by Ludington Police Department and charged with two counts of CSC third degree. Had he been sentenced for…

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Man convicted of sex crimes against children to be sentenced today

August 20, 2013

LUDINGTON — Robert James Miller, 41, of Oscoda, will be sentenced in 51st Circuit Court this afternoon for criminal sexual conduct against two children. In June Miller pleaded guilty to a count of first degree CSC with a 12-year-old boy and second degree CSC with an 8-year-old boy. Both children were residing in Riverton Township at the time of the…

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