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District Court, as of June 6, 2013

June 7, 2013

Compiled by Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced this week in 79th District Court: – Ernest Michael Hernandez, 41, of 4455 W. Hansen Rd., Ludington, pleaded no contest May 28 to second-offense domestic violence. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for two days served; $765 in fines and costs; one year discretionary…

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Arraignments as of June 6, 2013

June 7, 2013

Compiled by Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  –          Teresa Lynn Adamczak, 33, of 5317 N. Thunderbird Dr., Fountain, was arrested May 26 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) for a misdemeanor of driving while license suspended (DWLS). A pretrial is set for June 17 at 1:45 p.m. Bail: $1,500/10 percent. –          Douglas MacArthur Mann, 50, of 4679 E. First St., Custer, was arrested May…

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Marina owner attempts to stop bridge construction

June 6, 2013

By Rob Alway. Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON – A Ludington marina owner has attempted to file a temporary injunction against the rebuilding of the Washington Avenue bridge. Ray Karboske II, co-owner of Ray’s Auto Marine, says toxic sediment is on the bottom of the marina basin near the bridge and excavation in that area will release the sediment into Pere Marquette Lake…

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Coalition presents water safety day

June 6, 2013

Submitted by Liz Reimink. Mason County Emergency Management Coordinator.  Members of the Mason-Oceana Water Safety Coalition attended a training workshop in Muskegon on Tuesday June 4 to learn about the various dangerous currents that can occur in Lake Michigan. The training was sponsored by the Michigan Sea Grant program. The sea grant program is a research program that researches ways…

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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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