2010-06-10 / Court News

34th Circuit Court

Judge Michael Baumgartner presided in 34th Circuit Court, Roscommon, May 18:

Darci M. Goddard, 22, Roscommon, pleaded guilty to probation violation and will be sentenced later.

William F. Butts, 49, Vanderbilt, was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of 12 months in jail with credit for two days, 36 months probation, $500 in fines and costs, a $500 attorney fee and $256 in other court assessments on one count of carrying a concealed weapon and one count of driving while intoxicated, third offense. The sentence is to be served in Otsego County.

Gerald A. Glance, 49, Roscommon, was sentenced to two concurrent sentences of nine months in jail with credit for 241 days, 18 months probation, $100 in fines and costs, a $150 attorney fee and $256 in other court assessments. He had pleaded guilty to two counts of felonious assault.

Roy C. O’Neil, 43, Grand Ledge, was sentenced to four concurrent sentences of six months in jail with credit for 216 days, 24 months probation, $400 in fines and costs, a $500 attorney fee, a total of $7,630 restitution, and $256 in other court assessments on four counts of writing a no-account check.

Jeffrey Marciniak Jr., 19, St. Helen, had his delay of sentence extended six months, by motion of the prosecuting attorney. Marciniak had received a delay of sentence on two counts of fourth degree criminal sexual conduct.

Ricky J. Rolland, 43, Mt. Morris, paid his court assessments in full and was dismissed from probation without improvement.

Joseph R. Shudark, 26, Belleville, on probation for breaking and entering, made a payment and completed his contact and financial information.

Noell S. Betts, 37, Houghton Lake, was sentenced on three probation violations to 90 days in jail (30 days to be served immediately and the remainder held in abeyance), and his electronic tether will be extended six months after he is released.

Thomas V. Garcia, 30, Roscommon, was sentenced to 90 days in jail with credit for two days, 18 months probation, $300 in fines and costs, a $400 attorney fee and $128 in other court assessments. He had pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana.

Thomas M. Mayes, 26, Houghton Lake, was sentenced to 32 months to 60 months in prison with credit for 141 days, $150 in fines and costs, a $200 attorney fee, $4,000 restitution and $128 in other court assessments. He had pleaded no contest to failure to stop at a personal injury accident.

Douglas W. Woodward, 61, Prudenville, stood mute to two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and one count of malicious use of telecommunication services. A pretrial is set for Aug.

Ivan. J. Willett, 65, Roscommon, pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated, third offense, and will be sentenced later.

Michael A. Meza, 15, South Haven, was sentenced to 18 months to four years in prison with credit for 260 days (concurrent with a sentence in Charlevoix County), $100 in fines and costs and $128 in other court assessments. Meza, charged as an adult, had pleaded guilty to escape from a juvenile facility.

Kevin L. Barnes, 43, Roscommon, was sentenced on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense, to 13 months to five years in prison (consecutive to another charge of the same offense), $100 in fines and costs and $128 in other court assessments.

Civil cases heard: No. 09-72-7980, JP Morgan Chase Bank vs. Moshier Design and Build, Inc, et al, plaintiff’s motion for summary disposition was granted; No. 04-72-4629, Kelly Huntsman, et al, vs. Gerrish Township, et al, plaintiff’s motion to enforce settlement agreement was denied and the defendant’s motion for partial summary disposition was granted; No. 08-72-7585, Robert J. Orel, et al, vs. Sharon Jacobs, plaintiff’s objection to defendant’s proposed order was denied and a consent judgment was submitted and signed; No. 09-72-8254, Rose Acceptance, Inc., vs. Deborah S. Smith and Michiana Metronet, Inc., motion for default judgment granting plaintiff a monetary award and foreclosing real property was granted (does not close the case); No. 10-72-8496, Adelle Lindow vs. Myrtle Miller, et al, plaintiff’s motion for entry of default judgment to quiet title was granted; and No. 09-72- 7755, Billy J. Chandanais Jr. vs. Samantha Wilson and Mary Wilson, judge held status conference via telephone in chambers.

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