2010-02-11 / Court News

83rd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 83rd District Court, Roscommon:

Ricky L. Ballard II, 28, St. Helen, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to 34th Circuit Court, where he pleaded guilty to possession of hydrocodone. The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department made the arrest. The date of offense was Jan. 9. Bond was set at $5,000.

Shane M. Harriman, 21, New Baltimore, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court, where he pleaded guilty to larceny in a building. Denton Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Dec. 13, 2009. Bond was set at $250.

James A. Kittle, 27, Roscommon, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court, where he pleaded guilty to embezzlement by a trustee or agent between $1,000 and $20,000. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was May 20, 2009, through Oct. 18, 2009. Bond was set at $1,000.

Steven M. Lesoski, 18, St. Helen, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court, where he pleaded guilty to possession of dextropropoxyphene. Gerrish Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Dec. 16, 2009. Bond was set at $1,000.

Cheyne D. Morgan, 18, Roscommon, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on a charge of filing a false report of a felony. State Police, Houghton Lake, made the arrest. The date of offense was Dec. 18, 2009. Bond was set at $1,000.

James D. Adams, 25, Grand Rapids, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of delivery/ manufacture of marijuana. State Police, Houghton Lake, made the arrest. The date of offense was Jan. 7. Bond was set at $500.

Christopher D. Baker, 29, Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of possession of morphine, second offense. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Jan. 28. Bond was set at $100,000.

Ryan P.D. Hodges, 18, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of illegal use of a financial transaction device. Denton Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Jan. 4. Bond was set at $100.

William A. Jenkins Jr., 44, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on one count of second degree home invasion, three counts of larceny of weapons or firearms and one count of committing a felony using a firearm. State Police, Houghton Lake, made the arrest. The date of offense was June 10, 2009. Bond was set at $20,000.

Gerald A. Laur, 54, Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of possession of clonazepam and possession of diazepam. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Feb. 1. Bond was set at $7,500.

Thomas B. Thomas, 34, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on one count of second degree home invasion, 11 counts of larceny of firearms, one count of committing a felony using a firearm and one count of possession of a weapon by a felon. State Police, Houghton Lake, made the arrest. The date of offense was Oct. 22, 2009. Bond was set at $100,000.

The following pleaded guilty to charges filed against them and were sentenced:

Michael E. Ruhlman, 55, St. Helen, impaired driving: 11 days in jail with credit for 11 days, $1,380 in fines, costs or restitution, 12 months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Leslie T. Moore, 69, Prudenville, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Crystal R. Alexander, 22, Houghton Lake, attempted resisting and obstructing police: 35 days in jail on each count, $635 in fines, costs or restitution, and 12 months probation.

William F. Sikorski, 34, St. Helen, breaking and entering illegally without owner’s permission: 18 days in jail with credit for 18 days, and $660 in fines, costs or restitution.

Keith E. Marsh, 29, Prudenville, third degree retail fraud: 15 days in jail, and $360 in fines, costs or restitution.

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