Ludington woman faces year in jail for receiving, concealing stolen gun.

March 14, 2017
Tabatha Humphreys with her attorney, Douglas Stevenson.

Tabatha Humphreys with her attorney, Douglas Stevenson.

Ludington woman faces year in jail for receiving, concealing stolen gun.

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By Allison Scarbrough. Editor.

LUDINGTON — A 30-year-old Ludington woman pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, March 14, to one count of receiving and concealing a stolen firearm and second-offense habitual offender.

Tabatha Christine Humphreys, of 503 N. William St., Apt. A, faces a one-year jail sentence as part of a plea agreement.

Humphreys was arrested last December by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for a Sept. 26, 2013 incident, initially facing felony charges first-degree home invasion; two counts of felony firearms; receiving/concealing stolen firearms; and second-offense habitual offender.

The other charges were dismissed Tuesday during a final conference hearing when she pleaded guilty to receiving and concealing and habitual offender.

Humphreys testified that the firearm was a stolen .38 Special Revolver.

Judge Susan K. Sniegowski said Humphreys has a previous 2008 conviction of second-degree child abuse in Mason County.

Humphreys remains lodged in the Mason County Jail on a $75,000 cash/surety bond awaiting sentencing, which is set for May 9 at 1:15 p.m.

In addition to the year in jail, Humphreys faces a probation term, which will include a substance abuse evaluation. She will also be ordered to pay restitution totaling $1,000 that is joint and several with her co-defendants.

Sentencing guidelines in the case are 12-30 months, said Mason County Prosecutor Paul Spaniola.

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