79th District Court arraignments, posted Jan. 11, 2024

January 11, 2024

79th District Court arraignments, posted Jan. 11, 2024

By Alan Neushwander, Contributing Writer

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

Felonies

Peterson

-Nicole Diane Peterson, 39; embezzlement by an agent of trustee $1,000 to $20,000; date of offense: September 10, 2022; arrested by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 5; probable cause hearing: Jan. 17; bail: $5,000 personal recognizance.

Siefka

-Daniel James Siefka, 33; two counts of fraudulent use of building contract funds by a contractor; dates of offense: September 21, 2022, and July 1, 2021; arrested by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Jan. 10; probable cause hearing: Jan. 31; bail: $10,000 cash.

Michalko

-Daniel Sylvester Michalko, 20; third-degree criminal sexual conduct on an incapacitated victim; date of offense: May 27, 2023; arrested by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; probable cause hearing: Jan. 17; bail: $500/10 percent.

Miller

-Ronald Scott Miller, 58; possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine/ecstasy), possession of a controlled substance (narcotics/cocaine), and third-offense habitual offender; date of offense: June 1, 2023; arrested by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Jan. 4; probable cause hearing: Jan. 17; bail: $250/10 percent.

 

 

Misdemeanors

-Jakob Issac Perin, 29; domestic violence; arrested Dec. 28 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $250 cash.

-Jesse Lee Aho, 28; arson of personal property less than $200; arrested Jan. 5 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 8; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $5,000/10 percent.

-Brett Michael Parrish, 25; assault and battery; arrested Sept. 23 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $500 personal recognizance.

-James Arthur Nash, 51; domestic violence; arrested Dec. 10 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $500 cash.

-Jade Morgan Shepard, 18; domestic violence; arrested Jan. 1 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $500 personal recognizance.

-Dwayne Gene Gardner, 19; domestic violence; arrested Jan. 6 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 8; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $2,500/10 percent.

-Perry Laverne Putnam, 38; two counts of assault and battery; arrested Dec. 23 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $500 personal recognizance.

-Brian David Holden, 51; assault and battery; arrested Dec. 28 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: $250 cash.

-James Robert Wicks, 56; failure to maintain security (no car insurance); arrested Dec. 10 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Jan. 29; bail: personal recognizance.

-Kevin Michael Burton, 41; transporting an open intoxicant in a motor vehicle; arrested Dec. 16 by Mason County Sheriff’s Office; arraigned Jan. 4; pleaded guilty.

-Miles Anthony Austin, 28; second-offense operating a vehicle while intoxicated; arrested Dec. 31 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Feb. 5; bail: $500 cash.

-Tambrea Dorene Sumner, 27; operating a vehicle while intoxicated, arrested Jan. 1 by Ludington Police Department; arraigned Jan. 4; pretrial: Feb. 12; bail: $500 cash.

-James Andrew Slonecki, 36; operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .17 or more; arrested Jan. 7 by Michigan State Police; arraigned Jan. 8; pretrial: Feb. 12; bail: $250/10 percent.

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