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Man Bound Over for Trial For Terroristic Threats

Jonathan Paul Stewart, 33, Atlanta, was bound over to stand trial in the 33rd Circuit Court on charges of making terroristic threats and malicious use of a telecommunications service. Yesterday, 90th District Court Judge Angela Lasher heard preliminary examination testimony … Continue reading

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Central Lake Man Sent to Prison for Assault

Judge Roy C. Hayes III sentenced a Central Lake man to serve 38 to 120 months in prison for what the judge termed a “brutal, unprovoked assault” on a Charlevoix woman last summer. Landon Scott Barrett, 24, was convicted on … Continue reading

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Man Who Failed to Show For Trial then Appeared While High Sentenced to Prison

Jeremy Lee Thayer, 44, Boyne City, was sentenced to prison today in the 33rd Circuit Court. Thayer was sentenced to serve 23 to 84 months on a conviction for delivery of methamphetamine, 13 to 120 months for witness interference and … Continue reading

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Stolen Property and Probation Violation

In the 33rd Circuit Court today, Edwin Lee Sarasin, 56, Charlevoix, was sentenced to serve 38 to 60 months in prison on a charge of receiving and concealing stolen property $1000 or more but less than $20,000. Sarasin had pleaded … Continue reading

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Jury Finds Man Guilty of Assault

Following a two-day trial, a Charlevoix County jury convicted Landon Scott Barrett, 24, Central Lake, of assault with intent to commit great bodily harm less than murder for an incident that occurred on June 17, 2020. The victim of the … Continue reading

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Charlevoix Man Gets Prison for Possessing Child Sexually Abusive Material

Gaugi Leston Holm, 51, Charlevoix was scheduled to prison this morning in the 33rd Circuit Court following his convictions for possessing child sexually abusive material and using a computer to commit a crime. The defendant was sentenced by Judge Roy … Continue reading

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Charlevoix Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Methamphetamine Components

Nicolas Jeffery Kerr, 33, Charlevoix, was sentenced to serve 36 to 120 months in prison today in the 33rd Circuit Court following his conviction for possession of methamphetamine, as a habitual offender, 4th. Kerr was originally charged with owning or possessing … Continue reading

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Man Sentenced to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Two Children

Matthew John Dietz, 42, Alpena, was sentenced to serve 70 months to 15 years in prison on two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct, Second Degree. Dietz had pleaded guilty to these charges as well as two counts of Accosting a … Continue reading

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Former Boyne Falls Village Clerk Sentenced

Debra Jane Taylor, 66, Boyne Falls, was sentenced to 18 months of probation preceded by two months of jail, 14 days to be served immediately following her conviction of embezzlement of $1,000 or more but less than $20,000. Judge Roy … Continue reading

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Beaver Island Man Sent to Prison for Sexual Assault

Lawrence Clair Pease III, 34, Beaver Island was sentenced to serve 18 to 40 years in prison following his conviction of Criminal Sexual Conduct, First Degree today in the 33rd Circuit Court. Pease pleaded guilty on February 5, 2021 to … Continue reading

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