Courts

Millspaugh receives community service for fatal accident

December 4, 2012

“I am truly sorry for what I have taken from you.” LUDINGTON – It was an emotional morning in 79th District Court today as Matthew Millspaugh of Ludington received his sentence from Judge Peter Wadel. Millspaugh was sentenced for the accidental motor vehicle deaths of Carol and Gary Berenbrock of Conklin. Both sides, however, handled the sentencing with dignity, respect…

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Former Northwest Bank employee pleads guilty of stealing nearly $1 million

December 4, 2012

Stacy Ahlgren of Ludington has agreed to plea guilty in federal court to charges that she allegedly stole nearly $1 million from Northwestern Bank, WOOD TV Grand Rapids is reporting. Ahlgren was the senior customer service representative for the two Ludington branches of the bank. In a plea agreement with federal prosecutors, she admitted she stole $873,589.76 from the bank…

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District court arraignments as of Nov. 29

November 29, 2012

79th District Court, Judge Peter Wadel Arraignments: See key below – Jacob Sidney Shaw, 21, 909 N. Emily St., Apt. B4, Ludington, arrested Nov. 27 by SSCENT for the felony of Controlled Substance Delivery. Bond: 10% deposit of $5,000 bail. Pre: Dec. 12, 11:15 a.m. – Tony Allan Lanning, 31, 257 1/2 Fifth Ave., Manistee, arrested Nov. 26 by LPD…

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12 receive district court sentences

November 29, 2012

LUDINGTON — Twelve people were sentenced to jail and/or received fines in the 79th District Court this past week. 79th District Court Judge Peter Wadel Sentences: – Jeffery Allen Mellifont, 26, 1570 Hoyt St., No. 1, Muskegon, was found guilty of Possession/Transport of Rifle with Ammo. Sentence: 90 days discretionary jail for 1 year, $255. – Peter Joseph Eberhardt IV,…

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4 sentenced in circuit court

November 29, 2012

LUDINGTON — Four people were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court. Charges included one for drug-related and the rest for breaking and entry or receiving stolen property. 51st Circuit Court News, as of Nov 29, 2012 51st Circuit Court, Judge Richard Cooper Sentences: See key below Leonardo Gutierrez-Darios, 32, 602 E. Danaher St., Apt. 1B, Ludington was found guilty on…

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