2010-12-09 / Court News

83rd District Court

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

Joseph A. Doyle, 21, St. Helen, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court where he pleaded guilty to failure to comply with the Sex Registration Act, first offense (amended from second offense). State Police, Houghton Lake, made the arrest. The date of offense was July 16. Bond was set at $50,000. Doyle will be sentenced in Circuit Court.

Dale G. Lacko, 58, Roscommon, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court where he pleaded guilty to impaired driving, third offense. The Roscommon County Sheriff’s Department made the arrest. The date of offense was Nov. 23. Bond was set at $100,000. Lacko will be sentenced in Circuit Court.

Amanda L. Maldonado, 21, West Branch, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court where she pleaded guilty to two counts of false report of a felony. Richfield Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 22. Bond was set at $10,000. Maldonado will be sentenced in Circuit Court.

Reo R. Olivares, 42, Prudenville, waived preliminary examination and was bound over to Circuit Court where he pleaded guilty to larceny in a building and stealing/retaining without consent a financial transaction device. Dismissed were two counts of illegal use of a financial transaction device. Denton Township Police made the arrest. The date of offense was Sept. 25. Bond was set at $25,000. Olivares will be sentenced in Circuit Court.

Brian E. Bennett, 32, Prudenville, was bound over to Circuit Court after a preliminary examination was held on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Nov. 1. Bond was set at $10,000.

Velma M. Johnson, 44, Gaylord, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of delivery/manufacture of marijuana, second offense, and possession of analogues, second offense. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Dec. 2. Bond was set at $20,000.

Samuel J. Johnson, 45, Vassar, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of driving while intoxicated, third offense. State Police, Houghton Lake, made the arrest. The date of offense was Dec. 1. Bond was set at $15,000.

Tommy D. Jones, 36, Gaylord, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Dec. 2. Bond was set at $10,000.

Frederick L. Merchant, 48, Grayling, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of resisting and obstructing police. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Nov. 22. Bond was set at $100.

Dylan T. Minch, 18, Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of failure to change his address as a sex offender. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Nov. 30. Bond was set at $5,000.

Jadie E. Periso, Jr., 24, Cass City, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on two counts of possession of less than 25 grams of a controlled substance, second offense. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Nov. 19. Bond was set at $10,000.

Christopher M. White, 35, Flint, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of delivery/manufacture of marijuana. The sheriff’s department made the arrest. The date of offense was Nov. 18. Bond was set at $5,000.

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

Dale E. Rumsley, 61, Prudenville, impaired driving: 60 days in jail, $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State. The defendant was ordered to pay $532 in fines and costs (which was paid) or serve 60 days in jail.

Matthew D. W. Smith, 29, St. Helen, impaired driving: $810 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Patricia L. Zielke, 48, Houghton Lake, impaired driving: 60 days in jail, $1,120 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State. The defendant must pay $532 in fines and costs or serve 60 days in jail.

William A. Songer, 64, Houghton Lake, impaired driving: $810 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Thelma J. Valentine, 47, Houghton Lake, impaired driving: $960 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Jennifer J. Bartlett, 36, West Branch, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Christopher A. Wajer, 25, Freeland, impaired driving: $970 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

James F. Winowiecki, 33, Houghton Lake, impaired driving: $810 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Anthony W. Carr, 24, Adrian, impaired driving: $870 in fines, costs or restitution, six months probation, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Jeffrey C. Herr, 56, Joplin, impaired driving: $810 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Richard R. Zukowski, 46, Roscommon, driving with a suspended license, second offense: $560 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Jay T. Swanson, 49, Grayling, driving with a suspended license, first offense: $410 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

James J. White III, 25, Prudenville, driving with a suspended license, first offense: $310 in fines, costs or restitution, and the conviction was reported to the Secretary of State.

Barry L. Dowell, 62, Mt. Pleasant, possession of marijuana: $510 in fines, costs or restitution, and 60 days license suspension.

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