27th Circuit Court sentencings include CSC, welfare fraud, meth possession

December 11, 2015
Diana Velazquez with her attorney, Julie Springstead Waltz.

Diana Velasquez with her attorney, Julie Springstead Waltz.

By Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor.

HART — The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court:

Riley

Riley

– Edward James Riley, 34, of 2163 Indian Trail, Muskegon, was found guilty Oct. 26 of lying to a peace officer. He was sentenced Dec. 7 to serve nine months up front of a one-year discretionary jail term with credit for 76 days served; 18 months probation; no alcohol/drugs; and $400 in fines and costs. One count of failure to register as a sex offender was dismissed.

– Diana Velazquez, 37, of 7095 S. Clearwater Court, Rothbury, was found guilty Oct. 26 of welfare fraud/failure to inform over $500. She was sentenced Dec. 7 to $47,005 in restitution; $400 in fines and costs; three months discretionary jail; three years probation; and must make genuine effort to find and maintain legitimate employment.

Jobbins

Jobbins

– Justin Ruben Jobbins, 30, of 554 N. Morris St., Pentwater, was found guilty Oct. 26 of altering or forging a document. He was sentenced Dec. 7 to serve 30 days up front of an 11-month discretionary jail term with credit for five days served in jail; and $400 in fines and costs. One count of driver failure to maintain security was dismissed.

J. Martinez

J. Martinez

– Juan Ramon Martinez, 46, of 7125 Driftwood Rd., Rothbury, was found guilty Oct. 26 of assault with a weapon. He was sentenced Dec. 7 to serve nine months on a tether; a 10-month discretionary jail term; one year probation; and $400 in fines and costs;

– Daniel Eugene Ackerberg, 23, of 290 Hawley St., Hesperia, was found guilty Oct. 26

Ackerberg

Ackerberg

of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer. He was sentenced Dec. 7 to serve 90 days up front of a nine-month discretionary jail term with credit for two days served; work release allowed; two years probation; $400 in fines and costs; no alcohol/drugs; and no contact with the victim. One count of assault by strangulation and one count of fourth-degree child abuse were dismissed.

Dutton

Dutton

– Abigail Delight Dutton, 27, of 64 S. Michigan Ave., Shelby, was found guilty Oct. 26 of harboring felons. She was sentenced Dec. 7 to serve 30 days up front of a nine-month discretionary jail term with credit for 30 days served; one year probation; and $400 in fines and costs.

– Ryanthoni Hilliard, 20, of 9154 S. Oceana Dr., Rothbury, was pleaded “no contest” Oct. 13 third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC). He was sentenced Dec. 7 to one

Hilliard

Hilliard

year in jail with credit for five days served; must register as a sex offender; no contact with the victim; five years probation; and $400 in fines and costs. One count of third-degree CSC was dismissed.

Jackson

Jackson

– Nicole Marie Jackson, 25, of 2929 S. Lakeview Dr., Hesperia, was found guilty Oct. 12 of possession of meth. She was sentenced Dec. 7 to serve 154 days up front of an 11-month discretionary jail term with credit for 154 days served; two years probation; driver’s license suspended six months/restricted after 30 days; and $400 in fines and costs.

– Marisa Martinez, 40, of 2480 W. Cleveland Rd., New Era, pleaded “no contest” Dec.

M. Martinez

M. Martinez

3 to food stamp fraud $250 or less – second offense. She was sentenced Dec. 3 to a 93-day discretionary jail term; credit for one day served in jail; $1,500 in restitution that must be paid within six months; and $300 in fines and costs.

Morpeth

Morpeth

– Edward Anthony Morpeth, 58, of 9561 Oaklawn St., Montague, pleaded “no contest” Oct. 26 to two counts of first-degree CSC. He was sentenced Dec. 7 to two concurrent terms of 14-60 years in prison with credit for 85 days served in jail; mandatory lifetime monitoring; and $326 in fines and costs. One count of first-degree CSC was dismissed.

Help Fund Local News

Please consider helping us keep local news active by sending a PayPal payment.

Subscribe to OCP via email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 12,762 other subscribers