Posts Tagged ‘ 51st Circuit Court ’

Man sent to jail for writing $45,000 bad check to buy new car.

March 5, 2019

Man sent to jail for writing $45,000 bad check to buy new car. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 31-year-old Shelby man was sentenced to serve seven months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, March 5, for writing a bad check totaling over $45,000 to Urka Auto Center to buy a…

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Jury acquits man accused of sexual assault.

March 1, 2019

Jury acquits man accused of sexual assault. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A jury found a 55-year-old Ludington man not guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) during a trial in 51st Circuit Court Thursday, Feb. 28. Russell James Simpson, of 413 E. Dowland St., was facing a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison had he been convicted,…

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Scottville woman pleads ‘no contest’ to canoe livery break-in.

February 5, 2019

Scottville woman pleads ‘no contest’ to canoe livery break-in. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 38-year-old Scottville woman faces serving 90 days up front of a one-year discretionary jail term after pleading “no contest” in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Feb. 5, to a felony of breaking and entering with intent. The conviction stems from her involvement in the…

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Ludington officer suffers ‘lifetime’ injuries from assault.

February 5, 2019

Ludington officer suffers ‘lifetime’ injuries from assault. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 23-year-old Ludington man was sentenced to serve 90 days up front of a one-year discretionary jail term in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Feb. 5, for three misdemeanor counts of attempted resisting and opposing a police officer. Darrick Cole Lilleberg, of 410 N. Delia St., initially…

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Woman pleads guilty to using counterfeit money at Wesco.

January 22, 2019

Woman pleads guilty to using counterfeit money at Wesco. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 33-year-old woman faces serving up to 60 days in jail after pleading guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Jan. 22, to uttering and publishing a counterfeit bill. Neta Margett Sohn, whose address is listed as “homeless” in her court file, testified that she…

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