78th District Court sentencings, dismissals.

December 9, 2016

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By Allison Scarbrough. Editor.

HART — The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court:

– Douglas Gordon LeClair, 61, of 3516 W. Hansen Rd., Ludington, was found guilty Dec. 6 of allowing a person to drive in violation and was sentenced to 90 days at the court’s disrection over the next year and $290 in fines and costs. One count of second-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS) was dismissed.

– Joseph James Tickle, 52, of 333 Washington Rd., Pentwater, was found guilty Dec. 6 of operating at an unreasonable speed and was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and a $50 fine. One count of DWLS was dismissed.

– Troy Adam Fessenden, 44, of 2898 N. Bass Lake Rd., Pierson, Michigan, was found guilty Nov. 30 of snagging fish and was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $500 in fines and costs. “If no further problems after three months, prosecutor to dismiss,” his court file states.

– Kelly Ray Alltop, 24, of 1158 E. Clock Rd., Hart, was found guilty Nov. 30 of operating an unregistered vehicle and was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $215 in fines and costs. One count of operating a motor vehicle without insurance was dismissed.

– Shana Michelle Harper-Whitlow, 39, of 988 N. Wilson Rd., Mears, was found guilty Nov. 30 of allowing a person to drive in violation and was sentenced to 90 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $290 in fines and costs. One count of DWLS was dismissed.

– Cadyn Charles Collins, 24, of 7256 Post Rd., Montague, was found guilty Dec. 6 of excessive deer bait and was sentenced to 90 days at the court’s discretion over the next year and $300 in fines and costs. “If no violations in the next six months, prosecutor will dismiss,” court records state.

– Jesse Lopez, 35, of 314 Hart St., Hart, pleaded “no contest” Dec. 5 to malicious destruction of property (MDOP) less than $200 and was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $450 in fines and costs. One count of MDOP $200-$1,000 was dismissed.

– Howard Peter Lehmann, 57, of 5846 Rollaway Dr., Comstock Park, was found guilty Dec. 5 of allowing a person to drive in violation and sentenced to $290 in fines and costs. “The sentence is delayed until March 6, 2017, and if no further problems, defendant can withdraw plea,” his court file states.

– Sarah Jo Rudat, 42, of 2277 W. Garfield, New Era, was found guilty Dec. 5 of ORV – let a child under 16 operate and was sentenced to $160 in fines and costs. “The sentence is delayed until March 6, 2017, and if no further problems, defendant can withdraw plea,” her court file states.

Dismissals

– Ken Robert Fillips, 24, of 2520 E. Polk Rd., Hart, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor was dismissed Dec. 5 “on the motion of the court without prejudice,” his court file states.

– Carey Wayne Hill, 61, of 3425 Scout Rd., Hart, one count of marijuana possession was dismissed Dec. 5 “on the motion of the court without prejudice,” his court file states.

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