Posts Tagged ‘ court news ’

Man sent to jail for writing $45,000 bad check to buy new car.

March 5, 2019

Man sent to jail for writing $45,000 bad check to buy new car. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A 31-year-old Shelby man was sentenced to serve seven months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, March 5, for writing a bad check totaling over $45,000 to Urka Auto Center to buy a…

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Scottville man charged with felonious assault.

March 4, 2019

Scottville man charged with felonious assault. #MasonCountyCrime SCOTTVILLE – A 32-year-old Scottville man has been arraigned in 79th District Court for felonious assault stemming from a domestic violence investigation. Joel Patterson, of 124 W. Broadway, was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Feb. 28, shortly before midnight. Patterson’s bond was set at $15,000/10 percent. Felonious assault is punishable…

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Jury acquits man accused of sexual assault.

March 1, 2019

Jury acquits man accused of sexual assault. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON – A jury found a 55-year-old Ludington man not guilty of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) during a trial in 51st Circuit Court Thursday, Feb. 28. Russell James Simpson, of 413 E. Dowland St., was facing a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison had he been convicted,…

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Fountain man accused of sexually assaulting child.

February 28, 2019

Fountain man accused of sexually assaulting child. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON – A 38-year-old Fountain man faces two felonies in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl, according to Mason County Undersheriff Derrek Wilson. Travis J. Shirey, of 201 Fourth St., was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office, Feb. 21, and charged with second-degree…

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Scottville woman pleads ‘no contest’ to canoe livery break-in.

February 5, 2019

Scottville woman pleads ‘no contest’ to canoe livery break-in. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 38-year-old Scottville woman faces serving 90 days up front of a one-year discretionary jail term after pleading “no contest” in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Feb. 5, to a felony of breaking and entering with intent. The conviction stems from her involvement in the…

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