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Twin Lake man pleads guilty to receiving, concealing stolen motorcycles.

May 10, 2021
Twin Lake man pleads guilty to receiving, concealing stolen motorcycles.

Twin Lake man pleads guilty to receiving, concealing stolen motorcycles. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 22-year-old Twin Lake man lodged in the Muskegon County Jail on a property theft case pleaded guilty in 27th Circuit Court Monday, May 10, to a felony of receiving and concealing stolen property $1,000-$20,000. Kaleb Joshua Pringle, of 6083 Meeuwenberg Rd., testified before…

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Drunk driving death case headed to trial.

May 10, 2021

Drunk driving death case headed to trial. Editor’s note: A defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The drunk driving causing death case against a 45-year-old Fremont man is headed to trial. Judge Bradley G. Lambrix set the case against Joseph Ramiro Auger, of 2534 S. Stone Rd., for trial Aug. 26 and 27,…

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Trial in CSC case adjourned.

May 3, 2021

Trial in CSC case adjourned. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The trial against a 41-year-old Walkerville man accused of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) is delayed in 27th Circuit Court due to COVID-19. Brandon Lee Chase, of 9415 W. Grant Rd., faces a 25-year minimum prison term if convicted of the charge. Chase is accused of sexually assaulting a…

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New Era man sentenced to jail for home invasion.

May 3, 2021

New Era man sentenced to jail for home invasion. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 43-year-old New Era man was sentenced to nine months in jail for a felony conviction of third-degree home invasion in 27th Circuit Court Monday, May 3. Bradley James Skofic, Sr., whose last address was listed as 3110 W. Tahoe Trail, pleaded guilty, March 8.…

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Man sentenced for assaulting corrections officer.

May 3, 2021

Man sentenced for assaulting corrections officer. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 35-year-old Rothbury man was sentenced to two days in jail with credit for two days served and 18 months probation for a conviction of assaulting a prison employee in 27th Circuit Court Monday, May 3. Daniel Arthur Smith, 7792 S. 80th Ave., pleaded guilty Feb. 22. Smith…

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