2010-10-14 / Court News

83rd District Court

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

Brittany L. Cross, 20, Grayling, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of harboring felons. The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 28. Bond was set at $5,000.

Howard E. Elliott Jr., 62, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of false pretenses over $20,000. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Jan. 1, 1998. Bond was set at $5,000.

Randy S. Gerow Jr., 32, Mt. Morris, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of possession of stolen property over $20,000 and forgery of license documents. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Oct. 8. Bond was set at $250,000.

James E. Hose, 22, Houghton Lake, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of harboring felons. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 28. Bond was set at $5,000.

April R. Kyte, 19, Merritt, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of harboring felons. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 28. Bond was set at $5,000.

Ronald E. Sass, 36, Macomb, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of larceny in a building. Richfield Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 6. Bond was set at $10,000.

Cody A. Koch, 32, Prudenville, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on charges of second degree criminal sexual conduct and assault with intent to commit sexual penetration. Denton Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 12. Bond was set at $500.

Benjamin J. Labean, 26, Roscommon, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on a charge of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. Strike Team Investigative Narcotics Group officers made the arrest. The date of offense was April 14. Bond was set at $5,000.

Larry Ortiz, 40, Petoskey, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on a charge of driving whille intoxicated, third offense. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 11. Bond was revoked.

Timothy M. Shudark, 23, Prudenville, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court on charges of possession of clonazepam, second offense, possession of alprazolam, second offense, and furnishing contraband to a prisoner. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Aug. 30. Bond was set at $5,000.

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

Cammi J. Green, 25, Prudenville, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Leslie D. Job, 56, Roscommon, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Taffyne E. Steinhoff, 43, Houghton Lake, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Keith A. Gorsuch, 52, Harrison, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Gregory A. Schwartz, 57, Merritt, driving while intoxicated and driving with a suspended license, second offense: 120 days in jail with credit for three days, $1,750 in fines, costs or restitution, 12 months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

John J. Lawrence, 58, Roscommon, impaired driving: 180 days in jail with credit for six days, $1,480 in fines, costs or restitution, 12 months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Ryan J. Debree, 30, Merritt, impaired driving (controlled substance): $970 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Christopher D. Schoults, 42, Petoskey, driving with a suspended license, first offense: $410 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Woodrow A. Brand, 40, Inkster, attempted resisting and obstructing a police officer: 90 days in jail with credit for 74 days.

Candace L. Weller, 44, St. Helen, possession of marijuana: $520 in fines, costs or restitution, and 60 days license suspension.

Curtis C.M. Cordle, 19, St. Helen, possession of marijuana: $420 in fines, costs or restitution, and 60 days license suspension.

Allen J. Stroshein, 60, St. Helen, use of marijuana: $420 in fines, costs or restitution, and 60 days license suspension.

Richard P. Kath, 56, Harbor Springs, reckless driving: $510 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Mark T. Kolka Jr., 19, Houghton Lake, attempted false pretenses under $200: 30 days in jail with credit for 30 days.

Jason J. Cribbins, 38, Roscommon, driving with a suspended license, first offense: $310 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Anthony M. Winters, 49, West Branch, possession of marijuana and careless driving: $595 in fines, costs or restitution, and 30 days license suspension.

Ethan F. Eastman, 19, St. Helen, malicious destruction of personal property: 40 days in jail with credit for 40 days. He was also sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for 30 days, $155 in fines, costs or restitution, and six months probation on a second count of the same charge.

Kristy L. Forgette, 33, Houghton Lake, escaping lawful custody: 75 days in jail with credit for 75 days.

Edward A. Grams, 38, Harrison, breaking and entering illegally without owner’s permission: 48 days in jail with credit for 48 days. He was also sentenced to 48 days in jail with credit for 48 days on a charge of second degree retail fraud.

Richard R. Zukowski, 46, Roscommon, abandoning/cruelty to animals: $310 in fines, costs or restitution.

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