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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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Charlevoix Man Pleads to Meth Charge on Eve of Trial

With a jury trial looming on Monday, Nicolas Jeffery Kerr, 33, Charlevoix, pleaded guilty this afternoon in the 33rd Circuit Court to possession of methamphetamine, as a habitual offender, 4th. Kerr was originally charged with owning or possessing a chemical … Continue reading

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East Jordan Man Gets Prison

John Joseph Sutherland, 36, East Jordan, was sentenced to 20 to 48 months in prison for assaulting, resisting and obstructing police officers. Sutherland pleaded guilty on January 4, 2021 to two counts of resisting and obstructing and being a habitual … Continue reading

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Gun Thief Sentenced to Prison

Ryan Chris Bobzien, 43, Petoskey, was sentenced to serve 86 to 180 months in prison following his conviction for home invasion, second degree. The sentence was pronounced in the 33rd Circuit Court by Judge Roy C. Hayes III. Bobzien had … Continue reading

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Mt. McSauba Burglar Sent to Prison

This morning in the 33rd Circuit Court, Judge Roy C. Hayes III sentenced Johnny Ray Rossman, 37, Mancelona to serve 68 to 240 months in prison. Rossman was convicted by guilty plea on January 8, 2021 of two counts of … Continue reading

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