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Defendant in Shooting Death Pleads No Contest

Anthony Gene Michanowicz, 29, Boyne City, pleaded no contest to careless discharge of a firearm causing death in the 33rd Circuit Court. The charge is a high court misdemeanor with a maximum penalty of two years in prison. According to … Continue reading

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Boyne Falls Man Sentenced to Prison

For the second straight week, a Charlevoix County man was sentenced to prison for stealing drugs. Trent Jay Cowles, 20, Boyne Falls, was sentenced to serve 30 to 48 months in prison related to an incident which occurred on May … Continue reading

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Charlevoix Man Sentenced to Prison for Marijuana Thefts and Evidence Tampering

On Friday, Sept. 7, Trevor James Blackwell, 26, Charlevoix was sentenced to prison in the 33rd Circuit Court for breaking and entering a pole barn with intent and tampering with evidence. Blackwell was subject to an enhanced sentence because he … Continue reading

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Man Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault

Tuitamaga Peter Namulauulu, 32, Kewadin, pleaded guilty this morning in the 33rd Circuit Court to assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct involving sexual penetration. The crime carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Namulauulu was originally … Continue reading

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Latvian Man Pleads Guilty to Internet Scam

Karlis Vitols, 29, Miami Springs, Florida, pleaded guilty this morning to obtaining $1,000 or more but less than $20,000 by false pretenses in the 33rd Circuit Court. Vitols will be sentenced on Sept. 14. The crime is punishable by up … Continue reading

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Man Pleads Guilty to Medical Marijuana Theft and Use of False Evidence

On Friday, August 3 in the 33rd Circuit Court, Trevor James Blackwell, 26, Charlevoix, pleaded guilty to breaking and entering with intent, a ten-year felony, and presenting false evidence, a four-year felony. Blackwell will also be subject to a sentencing … Continue reading

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Charlevoix Man Gets Prison for Sexual Assault on Child

Nicholas J. Thelen, 22, of Charlevoix, was sentenced to 57 to 180 months in prison this morning by Judge Roy C. Hayes III in the 33rd Circuit Court. Thelen pleaded guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct, Second Degree on March 21, … Continue reading

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