September 29, 2016 RSS feed / Courts

Evidence found of other crimes, but no charge in Empire robbery

Two Taser guns and just under five pounds of marijuana were found in the car and home of the Benzonia man suspected of robbing the Empire Huntington Bank at gunpoint on Sept. 7, according to Leelanau County Sheriff Mike Borkovich.  More...

Appeals Court tosses felony sentence

A Solon Township man has successfully appealed his sentence on a drug-related charge for which he is currently serving time at the Central Michigan Correctional Facility in St. Louis. More...

M-C man gets felony; violated probation

Circuit Court round-up

A 35-year-old Maple City man was ordered to serve two to seven and 1/2 years for violating probation on a conviction of felony drunken driving.  Brandon J. Schaub, of 600 E. Traverse Hwy., was given credit for 365 jail days served. More...

Two accidents without alcohol

Deputies were called to the scene of an accident at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday on M-22 between Crain Hill Road and Walters Drive in Elmwood Township, according to reports from the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office.  More...

Contractor given 60 days

A 53-year-old Stanton man has been ordered to serve 60 days in the Leelanau County Jail after not paying two subcontractors he hired.  Brett W. More...

86th District Court

Juan C. Pineda-Ortiz, 36, 10535 E. More...

Magistrate Court

Tracy L. Robertson, 42, 5567 S. Betsie River Road, Interlochen — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 67 mph; $130 fines and costs.  Teresa M. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Sept. 21  9:04 a.m. — Leland Township — Employee lost her Lithuanian passport somewhere, sometime this summer.  11:19 a.m. — Leland Township — Fiberglass boat cut up and tossed in a dumpster.  More...