Meth manufacturer with long criminal record sent back to prison

May 8, 2024


LUDINGTON — A 34-year-old man was sentenced to prison for convictions of delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine, drug possession and assaulting/resisting/obstructing police in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, May 7.

Jesse Jacob Hill pleaded “no contest” to the charges in the 2022 case, Oct. 24, 2023, according to court records. A second count of assaulting/resisting/obstructing police was dismissed.

Judge Susan K. Sniegowski sentenced Hill to three concurrent prison terms of 12-40 years, three to 40 years and three to four years. He received credit for 579 days served in jail.

Hill has an extensive criminal record, according to Michigan Department of Corrections records. He has served previous prison terms for home invasion, receiving and concealing stolen property, assaulting/resisting/obstructing police, fleeing police and larceny. He has other prior criminal convictions for car theft, fleeing police, assaulting/resisting/obstructing police, and injuring/harassing a police animal while committing a crime, according to MDOC.


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