Rape charges among district court arraignments, Oct. 3, 2019.

October 3, 2019

Rape charges among district court arraignments, Oct. 3, 2019.

The following were recently arraigned in Mason County’s 79th District Court:



-Westley Michael Badour, 21, homeless, was arrested Jan. 23 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) on a felony charge of first degree criminal sexual conduct. Probable cause hearing: Oct. 9 at 1:30 p.m. Bail: $10,000 cash/surety.


-Raymond Joseph Utz-Harrington, 30, of 5877 N. Beaune Rd., Hamlin Township, was arrested Sept. 23 by MCSO on a felony charge of carrying a concealed weapon. Probable cause hearing: Oct. 2 at 1:30 p.m. Bail: $5,000/10 percent. See related story here.


-Candice Michele Ohmart, 35, of 225 S. Gibson Rd., Branch Township; Aug. 10; MCSO; fourth degree child abuse. Pretrial: Oct. 14 at 2:15 p.m. Bail: $2,500 personal recognizance.

-William James Collier, 35, of 6704 W. Virnetta Dr., Pere Marquette Township; Sept. 23; MCSO; domestic violence. Pretrial: Oct. 7 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent.

-Quinten Tyler Barnhart, 30, homeless; Sept. 27; Ludington Police Department (LPD); disturbing the peace. Pretrial: Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. Bail: $1,500 personal recognizance.

-Hallie Alexis Morton, 23, of 3886 N. US 31, Sherman Township; Sept. 30; MCSO; third degree retail fraud. Pretrial: Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Bail: $2,500 personal recognizance.

-Dennis Ray Howard, 43, of 94 E. 16th St., Holland; Aug. 24; MCSO; second degree retail fraud. Pretrial: Oct. 21 at 1:45 p.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent.

-Timothy Charles Zeller, 36, of 6346 N. Dennis Rd., Victory Township; Sept. 29; MCSO; driving while license suspended. Pretrial: Oct. 21 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $2,500 personal recognizance.

-Anthony Nelson Cole, 48, of 206 S. Jackson Rd., Ludington; Sept. 23; MCSO; failure to maintain security (no vehicle insurance) and transporting an open intoxicant in a motor vehicle. Pretrial: Oct. 4 at 9:30 a.m. Bail: $1,500 personal recognizance.

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