Meth possession tops 27th Circuit Court sentencings.

January 26, 2021

Meth possession tops 27th Circuit Court sentencings.

By Allison Scarbrough, Editor.

HART — The following were sentenced Monday, Jan. 25, 2021 in 27th Circuit Court:

  • Martin

    Eric Duane Martin, 46, of 9516 Oak Lane, Mears, was found guilty Nov. 30, 2020 of methamphetamine possession and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to 120 days in jail with credit for 73 days served; 18 months probation; driver’s license suspended one year/restricted after 60 days; and $458 in fines and costs.

 

  • Morgan James Pearson, 23, of 170 Menes St., Walkerville, was found guilty Nov. 30, 2020 of carrying a concealed weapon and third-offense habitual offender and was sentenced

    Pearson

    Jan. 25, 2021 to nine months in jail with credit for five days served; 18 months probation; firearm forfeiture; and $398 in fines and costs. Charges of firearms possession and felony firearms were dismissed.

 

  • Jennifer Curtis in 27th Circuit Court with attorney Tim Hayes.
    – OCP file photo

    Jennifer Ruth Curtis, 36, of 1148 Chestnut St., Muskegon, was found guilty Nov. 26, 2020 of methamphetamine possession and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to five months in jail with credit for 87 days served; driver’s license suspended six months with a restricted license after 30 days; 18 months probation; and $398 in fines and costs. 

 

  • Teresa Lee Pless-Brandt, 49, of 9135 Fox Rd., Hesperia, was found guilty of probation violation and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to 90 days in jail with credit for 86 days served. “Previously assessed financial obligations (totaling $10,458 in fines, costs and restitution) remain due owing,” her court file states. Previously-ordered probation continues. Probation

    Pless-Brant

    stems from an Aug. 12, 2019 conviction of breaking and entering a coin-operated device.

 

  • Dorrell Antwon Thomas, 31, of 1495 W. Tyler Rd., Hart, was found guilty of probation

    Thomas

    violation and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to nine months in jail with credit for 161 days served and $458 in fines and costs. Probation, which stems from a Feb. 24, 2020 conviction of methamphetamine possession, is revoked.

 

  • Anthony David Vella, 33, of 41 Northland Crossing, Shelby, was found guilty Nov. 16, 2020 of methamphetamine possession and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to one year in jail with credit for 132 days served; driver’s license suspended one year/restricted after 60 days; 18 months probation; and $398 in fines and costs.

    Vella

 

  • Paul Madison Phillips, 35, of 8808 N. 126h Ave., Hart, was found guilty of probation violation and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to one year in jail with credit for 224 days served and $398 in fines and costs. Probation, which stems from a March 9, 2020

    Phillips

    conviction of breaking and entering with intent, is revoked.

 

  • Timothy Mark Tatro, 34, of 8930 E. Loop Rd., Hesperia, was found guilty Nov 16, 2020 of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer and was sentenced Jan. 25, 2021 to five days in jail with credit for five days served; one year probation; and $258 in fines and costs. “Defendant will comply with any and all treatment recommendations from West Michigan Community Mental Health Systems including intensive case management services by the Assertive Community Treatment Team or other team as directed by CMH,” states his court

    Tatro

    file. 

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