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6 sentenced in Circuit Court this week

September 13, 2013
6 sentenced in Circuit Court this week

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 51st Circuit Court: –         Robert Emerson Swift, 62, of 1495 Palmer Ave., Muskegon, was found guilty June 17 of second-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) assault and habitual offender, third conviction. He was sentenced Sept. 10 to a minimum of two years, 10 months to a maximum of 10…

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District Court, as of Sept. 11, 2013

September 13, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON – The following defendants were sentenced this past week in 79th District Court: –         Lori Ann Holden, 35, of 309 N. Washington Ave., Apt. 1, Ludington, was found guilty Sept. 10 of third-degree retail fraud. She was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail for one year; must attend Economic Crime Program; and $588.67 in fines, costs…

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Arraignments, as of Sept. 11, 2013

September 13, 2013

By Allison Scarbrough. MCP Correspondent.  LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned this past week in 79th District Court. Felonies –         Sarah Renee Knyse, 20, of 1844 10 Mile Rd., Luther, was arrested Sept. 9 by Michigan State Police for felonies of accessory after the fact and unlawful driving away of a motor vehicle. A pretrial is set for Sept. 25 at 1…

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Emergency personnel will hold funeral procession from Ludington to Manistee

September 13, 2013

LUDINGTON — Law enforcement and fire/rescue agencies from Mason County and neighboring counties will hold a procession Saturday morning, en-route to the funeral of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield in Manistee. Sheriff Kim Cole said personnel will meet at the Mason County Sheriff’s Office at 9:30 a.m. for a uniform inspection. The procession will then travel to the Home…

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In 158 years, 4 law enforcement officers have died on duty in Mason Co

September 13, 2013
In 158 years, 4 law enforcement officers have died on duty in Mason Co

Mason County has been in existence since 1855. In that time, four law enforcement officers have died while on duty in the county. They include Ludington Police Officer Arlo Slagle, Mason County Sheriff’s Deputy Max Leonard Altman, Manistee County Sheriff’s Deputy Robin Ann Arnold and, just this week, Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield. – Patrolman Slagle was shot and…

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