Embezzlement from Wesco tops arraignments.

November 10, 2017

Embezzlement from Wesco tops arraignments.

#OceanaCountyCrime

By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.

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

Felonies

Kortman

– David Kortman, 27, of 1848 Commerce St., Muskegon, was arrested by the New Era Police Department for a felony of embezzlement $1,000-$20,000. It is alleged that Kortman embezzled from the New Era Wesco store. Preliminary exam: Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

According to the Offender Tracking Information System (OTIS), Kortman served a prison term of two years and four months to 20 years for a 2013 conviction of armed robbery. He was released from prison April 7, 2017.

Embezzlement is punishable by up to five years in prison.

– Eric William Tatro, 22, of 5333 148th Ave., Hesperia, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office for a felony of fourth-degree fleeing and eluding police and misdemeanors of operating while intoxicated (OWI) and reckless driving. Preliminary exam: Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. Bail: $10,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Alonso Rosas, 39, of 315 S. Courtland, Hart, was arrested by the

Tatro

Hart Police Department for a felony of cocaine possession. Preliminary exam: Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

Misdemeanors

– Steven Lynn Landis, 29, of. 204 Dryden St., Hart; HPD; breaking and entering – illegal entry and trespassing. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 3:30 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Rose Marie Christopher, 36, of 4579 Brunswick, Holton; HPD; non-sufficient fund check $100 or less. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Jake Oliver Olivas, Jr., 28, of 6612 N. 126th Ave., Hart; Shelby Police Department; operating without insurance. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $1,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

Rosas

– Cory Allen Bradshaw, 24, of 650 E. Madison Rd., Hart; OCSO; violation of a restricted license, unlawful license plate use and operating with a false identification. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 9:30 a.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Diana Lizeth Ochoa-Carrizales, 33, of 4614 N. 180th Ave., Walkerville; OCSO; domestic violence. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 11:15 a.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Linda Jeanne Kotzian, 67, of 2370 S. 24th Ave., Shelby; Michigan State Police; OWI. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 4:15 p.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Edward Thomas Lopez, 42, of 7219 S. 88th Ave., Rothbury; OCSO; domestic violence and malicious destruction of property less than $200. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 2:45 p.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Arthur Ray Baxter, 52, of 2510 E. Loop Rd., Hesperia; OCSO; second-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS), open intoxicants and unlawful license plate use. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Robert Joseph Jeffries, 62, of 457 E. Third St., Pentwater; Pentwater Police Department; wildlife conservation violation. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 2:15 p.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.

– Kevin Allen White, 20, of 1513 Carlton St., Muskegon; MSP; marijuana possession. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 3:15 p.m. Bail: $1,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– James Earl Steffes, 33, of 5725 S. Okemos Trail, New Era; SPD; operating without insurance; operating without a license; and unlawful license plate use. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 4:30 p.m. Bail: $1,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Travis Arden Clements, 35, of 5622 S. Water Rd., New Era; OCSO; DWLS. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. Bail: $1,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Shane Robert Russell, 34, of 544 S. 64th Ave., Shelby; OCSO; OWI. Pretrial: Nov. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Scott Everette Couturier, 36, of 5727 Cherokee Bend, New Era; MSP; assault and battery. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 3 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Melissa Sue Steffes, 37, of 5900 Water Rd., Rothbury; MSP; assault and battery. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 2:45 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Thomas Edward Boswell II, 30, of 6319 E. Filmore Rd., Scottville; OCSO; domestic violence. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 3:15 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Alexander Kyle Hamann, 26, of 7728 S. Michigan Ave., Rothbury; SPD: domestic violence. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 2:15 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Adam Martin Emery, 22, of 996 2nd St., Hart; HPD; marijuana possession. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 4 p.m. Bail: $2,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Christopher Lee Merriman, 38, of 4427 N. 176th Ave., Walkerville; two counts of domestic violence. Pretrial: Nov. 21 at 3:45 p.m. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

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