79th District Court arraignments, posted Oct. 2, 2023

October 2, 2023

79th District Court arraignments, posted Oct. 2, 2023

By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer.

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

Felonies

Alexander

-Michael Allen Alexander, 30; aggravated stalking, malicious destruction of personal property, and third offense habitual offender; arrested July 1 by Michigan State Police; arraigned Sept. 25; probable cause hearing: Oct. 4; bail: $50,000 cash.

Johnson

-Robert Wayne Johnson, 54; possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine/ecstasy) and fourth offense habitual offender; arrested July 31 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Sept. 27; probable cause hearing: Oct. 4; bail: not posted.

Totten

-Donnie Ray Totten, III, 28; carrying a concealed weapon and fourth offense habitual offender; arrested July 31 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Sept. 27; probable cause hearing: Oct. 4; bail: not posted.

Gerhardstein

-Ronald Dale Gerhardstein, 37; third offense domestic violence, interfering with an electronic communications device, and third offense habitual offender; arrested June 2 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Sept. 21; probable cause hearing: Oct. 4; bail: $5,000/10 percent.

MacArthur

-Scott Samuel Ray MacArthur, 28; larceny from a motor vehicle and fourth offense habitual offender; arrested Sept. 12 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Sept. 26; probable cause hearing: Oct. 4; bail: $5,000/10 percent.

Thompson

-Xzavier Allen Thompson, 19; possession of a controlled substance (narcotic/cocaine); arrested Sept. 26 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Sept. 27; probable cause hearing: Oct. 11; bail: $5,000/10 percent.

 

 

 

Misdemeanors

-Melissa Ann Nelson, 65; operating a vehicle while intoxicated; arrested July 22, 2022 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned September 21; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: $500 cash.

-Ian Christopher Dykhuis, 21; two counts of assault and battery; arrested July 8 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned September 26; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: $2,500 personal recognizance.

-Nathanial Scott Fenner, 19; aggravated assault; arrested Aug. 11 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned September 21; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: $250 cash.

-Scott Samuel Ray MacArthur, 28; trespassing; arrested Sept. 1 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Sept. 26; pretrial: Oct. 4; bail: $2,500 personal recognizance.

-Taylor Austin Domingues, 26; operating with the presence of a controlled substance; arrested July 10 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Sept. 21; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: $500 personal.

-Joshua Lewis Boyd Murrey, 18; disorderly drunk person and breaking and entering; arrested Sept. 24 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Sept. 25; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: $2,500/10 percent.

-Jasmine Marie Lucas, 28; operating a vehicle while intoxicated and transporting an open intoxicant in a motor vehicle; arrested Sept. 17 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Sept. 21; pretrial: Oct. 23; bail: $250 cash.

-Justin David Argue, 36; second offense domestic violence; arrested Sept. 26 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Sept. 27; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: $250/10 percent.

-Ariel Samantha Frey, 31; failure to maintain security (no vehicle insurance); arrested Aug. 21 by Michigan State Police; arraigned Sept. 21; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: personal recognizance.

-Taylor Ann Courland, 27; driving while license expired; arrested Sept. 12 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Sept. 21; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: personal recognizance.

-Richard Dale Foote, 39; fishing with illegal gear (treble hook); arrested Sept. 1 by Department of Natural Resources; arraigned Sept. 21; pretrial: Oct. 9; bail: personal recognizance.

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