78th District Court sentencings.

January 15, 2016

Oceana courthouse - winterBy Allison Scarbrough. OCP Editor.

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

– Robert James VanSickle, 34, of 4719 3rd St., New Era, was found guilty Jan. 11 of operating while impaired. He was sentenced to outpatient treatment; 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $1,040 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to the Secretary of State (SOS). One count of operating while intoxicated was dismissed.

– Eric Michael Joslin, 23, of 5001 Jay Rd., Whitehall, was found guilty Jan. 11 of operating with a high blood alcohol content (BAC). He was sentenced to nine days in jail; 180 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; and $1,255 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS. Counts of driving while license suspended (DWLS) and second-offense operating while intoxicated were dismissed.

– Catalina Hernandez, 34, of 3241 N. 72nd Ave., Lot 4, Hart, was found guilty Jan. 11 of operating while impaired. She was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; Alcohol Highway Safety Education (AHSE); and $1,055 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of operating while intoxicated was dismissed.

– Josh Joseph Tatro, 19, of 5333 148th Ave., Hesperia, was found guilty Dec. 28 of firearms – aimed discharge without malice. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail with credit for 30 days served; one year discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; weapon to be forfeited to the State of Michigan; and a $75 fine. Three counts of felonious assault dismissed.

– Daniel William Vanderlinde, 25, of 3137 Mortimer, Ravenna, was found guilty Jan. 11 of operating while impaired. He was sentenced to 93 days discretionary jail to ensure compliance with court orders; credit for time served if imposed; AHSE; and $1,055 in fines and costs. Conviction reportable to SOS. One count of operating while intoxicated was dismissed.

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