September 22, 2016 RSS feed / Courts

No charges yet for bank robbery

A 69-year-old Benzonia man suspected of robbing the Empire Huntington Bank branch at gunpoint on Sept. 7 had a probable cause conference on Tuesday, though no plea deal was offered.  William F. More...

86th District Court

Rebecca L. Warner, 56, 11705 E. Freeland Road, Suttons Bay — Failed to appear for arraignment on driving on a suspended license, second offense; bench warrant issued; new bond set at $500.  More...

One felony tossed, but Noverr still faces another for ‘obstructing’

Elmwood winemaker has another attorney

One of two felony charges against the owner of a controversial “wedding barn” on Lakeview Road in Elmwood Township has been dismissed. More...

Florida man dies two days after Bugai Road accident

An 85-year-old Florida man has died after pulling out in front of an oncoming vehicle at the intersection of Fouch and Bugai roads in Elmwood Township.  Philip Houseman, of Pomona, Fla., died Tuesday from injuries suffered in the traffic crash. More...

Winowiecki pleads not guilty to felonies

A 42-year-old Cedar woman pleaded not guilty at her 13th Circuit Court arraignment held Tuesday to several felony charges related to an Aug. 25 scuffle with Leelanau County deputies. More...

Wiggs charged with drunk driving for 4th time

A 34-year-old Cedar man was arraigned in 86th District Court on Tuesday on a charge of felony drunken driving.  Christopher M. Wiggs, of 10901 S. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Sept. 14  11:58 a.m. — Leland Township — Employee reported that Tuesday, between 5:15 and 6 p.m., an elderly man who appeared to be homeless came into store and acted strangely.  More...

Magistrate Court

Brian C. Forester, 19, 1184 Copperwood Dr., Bloomfield Hills — Speeding 69 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 79 mph; $150 fines and costs.  Alexander J. Sewall, 26, 1439 Walnut St., Western Springs, Ill. More...