December 22, 2016 RSS feed / Courts

86th District Court

Lupita Ornelas, 22, 1360 S. French Road, #3, Lake Leelanau — Pleaded no contest to allowing driving on a suspended license; charge of driving on a suspended license dismissed; sentenced to pay fines and costs of $275.  More...

Man faces drunk driving charge

A 37-year-old Thompsonville man was arraigned Tuesday in 86th District Court on a charge of felony drunken driving.  Benjamin J. More...

Traffic stop yields 3rd drunk driving charge for Toledo man

A 57-year-old Toledo man was arrested for felony drunken driving on Saturday after he was spotted swerving all over the road in Bingham Township, according to a report from the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office.  A deputy observed the zigza More...

Magistrate Court

Lupita Ornelas, 22, 1360 S. French Road, Apt. 1, Lake Leelanau — Defective equipment; $95 fines and costs suspended.  Andrea M. More...

Woman pleads not guilty to embezzlement

A 62-year-old Roseville woman pleaded not guilty to a charge of embezzlement by an agent or a trustee at her 13th Circuit Court arraignment held Tuesday.  Kathryn M. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Dec. 14  12:34 a.m. — Leelanau Township — Caller believes there is “some pot smoking going on in this house right now.” Consent search resulted in no marijuana.  More...

T-C man extradited from Colorado; skipped bail

After a six-month ‘vacation’ in Colorado Springs, Colo., a 53-year-old Traverse man will face felony drunken driving charges in Leelanau County.  Philip M. Fritts pleaded guilty in 13th Circuit Court on Thursday, Dec. More...