January 5, 2017 RSS feed / Courts

86th District Court

Michael D. Niedzielski, 59, 10244 E. San Remo Blvd., Traverse City — Pleaded guilty to wildlife, taking of deer/ bear/turkey; sentenced to pay fines and costs of $635, plus restitution of $1,000. Josiah D. More...

Headlight leads to felony charge

A 48-year-old Leland man was video arraigned on Dec. 28 in 86th District Court on felony drunken driving charges after being pulled over for a headlight that was out.  John C. Harbottle Jr., of 1043 N. More...

Groening civil trial put on hold

The trial originally scheduled this month in the federal lawsuit pitting former Glen Lake superintendent Joan Groening against the school district will not come to pass.  Fran Seymour, president of the Glen Lake Community Schools Board of Educat More...

S-B man arrested; skipped drug tests

A 21-year-old Suttons Bay man is being held in the Leelanau County Jail on a $10,000, 10 percent bond after being picked up on a bench warrant for failing to appear for several random drug screens dating back to May.  More...

Exam on drunk driving charges rescheduled

A 42-year-old Northport woman’s preliminary examination on charges of felony drunken driving and driving on a suspended license, second offense, was rescheduled pending medical information requested by 86th District Court.  More...

Felony drunk driving alleged

A 57-year-old Toledo man was arraigned Tuesday in 86th District Court on felony drunken driving charges.  Craig B. Jakielek is currently free on a $100 interim bond.  The charge stems from a Dec. More...

Man who allegedly fled at 90 mph arraigned

A 21-year-old Suttons Bay man who ran a stop sign and led a Grand Traverse Band tribal officer on a chase reaching speeds of 90 mph before crashing into a snowbank was arraigned last week in District Court, according to a court report.  More...

Assault on parents leads to jail

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office arrested several people over the past week, one for an assault on his parents, and another three for driving drunk. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, Dec. 28  11:30 a.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Caller says former spouse left five minutes ago with two handguns that belong to her. Registration is uncertain.  More...