December 8, 2016 RSS feed / Courts

Accused of stealing from elderly man

A 62-year-old Roseville woman pleaded guilty to failure to appear for arraignment on a felony charge of embezzlement by an agent or a trustee.  Kathryn M. More...

Alcohol suspected in 2 Elmwood incidents

A 20-year-old Traverse City man was arrested for drunken driving after he backed his vehicle up a little too far and went into a ditch.  Sheriff’s deputies responded to the call at about 7:10 p.m. More...

Magistrate Court

Dave Brown-Montgomery, 19, 756 N. Yacht Club Dr. #22, Suttons Bay — Speeding 70 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 88 mph; $150 fines and costs.  Lee S. Steed, 25, 5736 S. More...

86th District Court

James M. Oren, 24, 10820 S. Orchard Way, Traverse City — Pleaded guilty to probation violation; probation continued; to serve an additional five days in jail.  Autumn R. More...

Sentences change little even after successful appeal

A former Solon Township man who had successfully appealed his sentences on drug-related convictions will still serve two concurrent sentences of four to 20 years for delivery/ manufacture of a controlled substance. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Nov. 30  2:49 p.m. — Elmwood Township — Customers spilled approximately 15 gallons of gasoline on the ground.  4:02 p.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Man using a walker along M-22. More...

‘Upskirt’ photo taker to serve five months

A 30-year-old Bingham Township man who was convicted of taking “upskirt” pictures of women without their knowledge will serve five months in jail. Brandan J. Sawyer, of 4805 Boone Aire Dr., was sentenced by Judge Thomas G. More...