Recent arraignments include felony home invasion charges.

February 26, 2021

Recent arraignments include felony home invasion charges.

By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer.

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



-Richard Massey Thomas, 34, of 410 Washington Ave., Apt. 1, Ludington, was arrested Feb. 18 by LPD on a felony charge of first degree home invasion. Probable cause hearing: March 3 at 2:45 p.m. Bail: $50,000 cash.


-Tyler Jo Fink, 25, of 1525 Countyline Rd., Lot 29, Grant Township, was arrested Feb. 20 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine/ecstasy). Probable cause hearing: March 3 at 3:45 p.m. Bail: $7,500/10 percent.


-Dale Skyler Simerson, 42, of 407 S. Harrison St., Apt. 4, Ludington, was arrested June 24, 2020 by LPD on felony charges of second offense larceny between $1,000-$20,000 and fourth offense habitual offender. Probable cause hearing: Feb. 24 at 2:15 p.m. Bail: $5,000 personal recognizance. 




-Eleasar Esparza, Jr., 29, of 5634 W. Johnson Rd., Pere Marquette Township; Feb. 17; MCSO; prohibited use of chemical agents. Pretrial: March 8 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $2,500 cash.

-Melissa Ann Slimmen, 44, of 4823 N. Anderson Rd., Victory Township; Feb. 17; LPD; domestic violence. Pretrial: Feb. 22 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $2,500 personal recognizance. 

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