Manistee man sent to prison for assault with a weapon.

February 4, 2020


Manistee man sent to prison for assault with a weapon.


By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.

LUDINGTON — A 49-year-old Manistee man was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Feb. 4, to concurrent prison terms of two-and-a-half to 10 years and two-and-a-half to eight years for convictions of assault with a weapon and firearms possession by a felon.

Mark Edmund Scheuer, of 11853 Anderson Rd., pleaded “no contest” to both charges Dec. 10, 2019. Scheuer is also convicted of third-offense habitual offender in both files. Two separate incidents occurred in 2018 and 2019 resulting in weapons charges.

He also faced felonies of altering identification marks on a firearm, resisting and opposing police, felony firearm and possession of a firearm under the influence and a misdemeanor of malicious destruction of building under $200, along with a fourth-offense habitual offender designation. Those charges were dismissed when he pleaded to the other charges.

According to the Michigan Department of Corrections Offender Tracking Information System, Scheuer was sentenced in Manistee County Dec. 15, 2014 to three and a half years in prison for a conviction of carrying a conceleaed weapon. On Oct. 28, 2002, he was sentenced to one year and four months to two and a half years for a Manistee County conviction of attempted possession of weapons by a felon. He was sentenced June 1, 1992 in Montmorency County to two to 10 years in prison for a conviction of breaking and entering a building with intent.

Scheuer received credit for 276 days served in jail in the 2019 case and 299 days served in jail in the 2018 case.

He was also ordered to pay fines, costs and restitution totaling $747 in both files.

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