Courts

Arraignments, as of Aug. 8, 2013

August 9, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned this week in front of the magistrate in 79th District Court: Felonies – Robert Scott Kuchinsky, 42, 405 E. Fourth St., Ludington, was arrested Aug. 8 by Ludington Police Dept. for a felony of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, third offense. Preliminary examination is…

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Court sentences, as of Aug. 7, 2013

August 9, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced this past week at the Mason County Courthouse: Circuit Court:  – Ethan Joseph Anderson, 22, 302 N. Robert St., Apt. 1, Ludington, was sentenced for a June 11 felony conviction of controlled substance delivery. He was ordered to serve 270 days in jail with three days credit, serving five…

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Ludington man arrested for marina thefts

August 6, 2013
Ludington man arrested for marina thefts

LUDINGTON — A 17-year-old Ludington man has been arrested by Mason County Sheriff’s Office in connection to a series of thefts that have taken place recently at Harbor View Marina in Ludington. Collin Trim was arraigned Monday on charges of receiving and concealing stolen property. He posted a $7,500 10 percent bond and has been released. He is scheduled for…

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Muskegon man charged with criminal sexual conduct

August 6, 2013
Muskegon man charged with criminal sexual conduct

LUDINGTON — An 18-year-old Muskegon resident has been arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for criminal sexual conduct. Joseph Cantu was arraigned Monday on the charges of CSC fourth degree. The alleged incident, which involved a juvenile female, took place on Sunday, Aug. 4, around 5:45 a.m. Cantu has posted a $7,500 cash bond. He is scheduled for a preliminary…

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District court, as of July 31, 2013

August 1, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following defendants were sentenced this week in 79th District Court: – Donnie Dean Francis, 38, of 8578 E. US-10, Branch, was found guilty July 29 of failure to display a valid license. He was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served; $275 in fines and costs; and…

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