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Muskegon Man Sent to Prison on Meth Charge

This morning in the 33rd Circuit Court, Matthew Allen Bays, 38, Muskegon, was sentenced to serve 66 to 240 months in prison for selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant. Bays had pleaded guilty on December 7, 2021 to delivery of … Continue reading

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Man Convicted of Terrorist Threats Gets 5 to 20 Year Sentence

Judge Thomas G. Power sentenced Jonathon Paul Stewart, 33, Atlanta (MI) to serve 5 to 20 years in prison following his conviction for making terrorist threats and malicious use of a telecommunication device. Stewart has been in jail since his … Continue reading

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East Jordan Man Gets Prison on Drug Charges

Archie William Graham, 41, East Jordan, was sentenced to prison today in the 33rd Circuit Court on methamphetamine charges. Graham was sentenced to 48 months to 20 years on a charge of possession with the intent to deliver methamphetamine for … Continue reading

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Boyne Falls Man Sentenced to Prison

Brian James Fortune, 34, Boyne Falls, was sentenced to prison today in the 33rd Circuit Court on two separate cases. Fortune was sentenced to serve 16 to 24 months, with 91 days jail credit, on a conviction of three counts … Continue reading

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Child Sexual Assault

Ryan James Simmons, 36, Atlanta (MI) was sentenced to serve 30 to 90 years in prison for his conviction for first degree criminal sexual assault today in the 33rd Circuit Court. In pronouncing the sentence, Judge Roy C. Hayes III … Continue reading

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Kentucky Man Gets Prison In Charlevoix County

Michael Joseph Ortiz, 33, of Lexington, Kentucky, was sentenced to a minimum of nearly 13 years in prison for charges arising out of a crime spree in the City of Charlevoix on May 7, 2021. The Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office … Continue reading

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Man Guilty of Making Terroristic Threats

A Charlevoix County jury found Jonathon Paul Stewart, 33, Atlanta guilty of making a terroristic threat and malicious use of an electronic communication device. The trial took two days and the jury deliberated for less than an hour before rendering … Continue reading

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Two Men Sent to Prison for Sexual Crimes

Two men were sentenced to prison this morning in the 33rd Circuit Court. Jerry Joe Gildner, 43, Gaylord, was sentenced to serve a minimum of 29 months in prison following his guilty pleas to charges of surveilling an unclothed person … Continue reading

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Molotov Cocktail Defendant Sentenced

KeNen Michael-Damian Borths, 25, Charlevoix was sentenced to serve 10 to 20 years in prison this morning in the 33rd Circuit Court. Borths had pleaded guilty earlier to sending an explosive with the intent to cause property damage and lying … Continue reading

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Convicted Drug Dealer Gets Prison

This morning in the 33rd Circuit Court, Judge Roy C. Hayes III sentenced Jonathan Michael Mullen, 31, Lansing to serve a minimum of 15 years in prison following his conviction at a jury trial on September 3, 2021. A Charlevoix … Continue reading

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