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27th Circuit Court sentencings.

December 8, 2018

27th Circuit Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Logan Nathaniel Duvall, 19, of 84 Ellis St., Shelby, was found guilty of probation violation and sentenced Dec. 3 to 18 months to 10 years in prison with credit for 366 days served in jail and $1,190.14 in fines,…

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78th District Court sentencings.

December 7, 2018

78th District Court sentencings. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Corey Alexander Sumerix, 26, of 2584 E. Monroe Rd., White Cloud, was found guilty Oct. 22 of fourth-degree child abuse and was sentenced to 15 days in jail; one year discretionary jail for one year; six months probation; may…

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Meth possession tops 78th District Court arraignments.

December 7, 2018

Meth possession tops 78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felony – Joshua Daniel-Riggs Easton, 38, of 5855 W. 5th St., Mears, was arrested by the Hart Police Department (HPD) for a felony of methamphetamine possession. Bail: $10,000/cash/surety/10 percent. Misdemeanors – Mathew Martin-Allen Stevens, 37, 2837 S.…

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Basketball coach pleads ‘no contest’ in CSC case.

December 3, 2018

Basketball coach pleads ‘no contest’ in CSC case. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 36-year-old former high school basketball coach faces three to 15 years in prison after pleading” no contest” to third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) Monday, Dec. 3, in 27th Circuit Court. Russell Douglas Swihart was initially charged with five felony counts of CSC stemming from…

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Prisoner sentenced for home invasion.

December 3, 2018

Prisoner sentenced for home invasion. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 19-year-old Zeeland man currently incarcerated in prison received a concurrent prison term Monday, Dec. 3, in 27th Circuit Court for a conviction of second-degree home invasion. Nieko James Sheldon was arrested last April in Oceana County and was set to receive a Holmes Youthful Trainee Act (HYTA)…

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