Grand Haven man sentenced to up to 20 years for drug possession. 

April 27, 2022

Ryan Brock

Grand Haven man sentenced to up to 20 years for drug possession. 

By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief.

LUDINGTON — Ryan Steven Brock, 41, was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, for possession of methamphetamine/ecstasy, fourth offense, to 22 months to 20 years imprisonment to run concurrent with another prison term he is already serving. 

Brock, whose last address was in Grand Haven, was arrested July 8, 2022 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop. 

He is currently serving prison terms for convictions of illegal sale/use of a financial transaction device, uttering and publishing, breaking and entering a building with intent, possession of a narcotic or cocaine less than 25 grams and an organized retail crime act violation, according to Michigan Department of Corrections records. He was most recently sentenced Jan. 6, 2022. He is lodged in the Central Michigan Correctional Facility in St. Louis, Michigan.

Three other drug charges — possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine and possession of adderall — were dismissed. 

He has previous convictions of third-degree home invasion, forgery, car theft, and illegal sale/use of a financial transaction device.

Other sentencing activity that took place in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, April 26, 2022 included: 

Lopez

— Raquel Angela Lopez, 30, of Pere Marquette Township, was sentenced for controlled substance delivery of narcotics less than 50 grams to one year probation and four days in jail, with credit for four days served. According to Mason County Prosecuting Attorney Lauren Kreinbrink, Lopez has nine prior misdemeanor convictions. In November 2019 she sold fentanyl to an undercover police officer with the State’s, Sheriff’s, Chief’s Enforcement Narcotics Team (SSCENT). Lopez’s attorney, Tracie Dinehart, Lopez has been enrolled in treatment and has tested negative for substances when tested. She is also employed. 

Silvers

– Stephen John Silvers, 32, homeless, appeared in court for sentencing but his sentence was delayed due to him not properly filing necessary paperwork. Silvers, along with Robert Andrew Thompson, 20, of Sherman Township, was arrested on Aug. 17, 2020 by the Scottville Police Department during a traffic stop on East Broadway Avenue and was charged with possession of methamphetamine/ecstasy. He pleaded guilty on March 2, 2022 to the charges. A new sentencing date is scheduled for May 24, 2022. Silvers’s attorney, Becky Lederer, said he was currently living in a camper in the Manistee National Forest. 

 

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