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McCallum receives 6 to 20 years in prison

June 4, 2013
McCallum receives 6 to 20 years in prison

LUDINGTON — Mark McCallum received a sentence of 6 to 20 years in prison today on charges of embezzlement of $20,000 to $50,000. In May, the Hamlin Township resident agreed to a plea agreement in 51st Circuit Court. The previous month he received 28 months to 15 years in prison for custodial interference in connection to the February 2012 abduction…

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Ludington man to go to trial for alleged strangulation

June 4, 2013
Ludington man to go to trial for alleged strangulation

LUDINGTON — Donald Jacob Beck refused a plea agreement from the prosecutor’s office today in 51st Circuit Court. The 24-year-old resident of 409 N. William St. was arrested by Ludington Police Department in late April for assault/strangulation and criminal sexual conduct fourth degree against two Ludington women on April 26. Beck faces four counts including assault by strangulation, criminal sexual…

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Scottville teen receives jail time for accident

June 4, 2013
Scottville teen receives jail time for accident

LUDINGTON — Skip Roy-Ernest Lange was sentenced to up to one year in jail today for operating a vehicle while intoxicating causing serious injury. The 18-year-old Scottville resident was the driver of a vehicle that caused an accident on May 29, 2012 on Ludington Avenue. The accident caused Mark McBride of Grant Township, a passenger in his vehicle, to lose…

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Bacon sentenced to 1 year in jail

June 4, 2013
Bacon sentenced to 1 year in jail

LUDINGTON — Former Mason County Eastern Public Schools business manager Robert Crane Bacon was sentenced today to one year in the Mason County Jail; he must also pay over $110,000 in restitution. In April the 67-year-old Custer Township resident pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court on the charge of embezzlement. Bacon was accused of taking over $96,000 from Mason County…

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District court, as of May 29

May 31, 2013

Compiled by Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced this week in 79th District Court: –          Tyler Jacob Young, 18, of 403 E. Third St., Ludington, was found guilty May 21 of controlled substance – possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to 11 days in jail with credit for 11 days served; $580 in fines and costs; must obtain…

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