Courts

Four sentenced in circuit court

March 22, 2013

LUDINGTON — Bobby Neal Harris, 27, 612 N. Lakeshore Dr., Rm. 15, Ludington was found guilty on March 21 in 51st Circuit Court for violating his probation. The violation stems from a 2012 conviction of carrying weapons with unlawful intent. He was sentenced to two to five years prison for each count along with $1,148 in fines and costs. Nicholas…

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Arraignments

March 22, 2013

LUDINGTON — The following people were arraigned this week in front of the magistrate in 79th District Court. Agency key: MCSD: Mason County Sheriff’s Dept.; LPD: Ludington Police Dept.; SPD: Scottville Police Dept.; MSP: Michigan State Police; SSCENT: State, Sheriff’s, Chief’s Enforcement Narcotics Team. Felonies – Larry Casarez Ramirez, 56, 2352 S. Meyers Road, Riverton Twp., was arrested on March…

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Bacon turns down plea bargain

March 20, 2013

LUDINGTON — Former Mason County Eastern business manager Robert Bacon turned down a plea bargain Tuesday morning in circuit court. Bacon, who is represented by attorney Ryan Glanville of Ludington, chose not to accept the prosecutor’s plea agreement of serving one year in the Mason County Jail and paying $19,000 in restitution to MCE. Bacon is charged with one count…

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Circuit court

March 17, 2013

LUDINGTON – The following were sentenced last week in 51st Circuit Court: –         Scott Allen Woodcock, 40, 143 N. Jebavy Dr., No. 4, Pere Marquette Twp., was sentenced on March 12 for the Jan. 27, 2013 guilty verdict of accosting children and child abuse. He was sentenced to 365 days in jail for each count, serving 9 months up front,…

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District court

March 17, 2013

LUDINGTON – The following proceedings took place last week in 79th District Court. –         Joshua Glen Heckman, 28, 2070 E. Sugar Grove Rd., Sherman Twp., was found guilty on March 12 for operating a vehicle while impaired by liquor. He was sentenced to one day in jail; 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend alcohol highway safety education;…

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