February 9, 2017 RSS feed / Courts

Plea rejected; bank robbery trial expected

Suspected bank robber William F. Minore on Monday declined a plea offer that would have required him to return money he allegedly took in three separate bank robberies, including the Sept. 7 heist of the Huntington Bank in Empire.  More...

Stolen handguns lead North Carolina to seek suspect

A 21-year-old Northport man was in 86th District Court again on Tuesday, where he was charged with being a fugitive from justice.  More...

Two drunk driving arrests made

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office made a couple of drunk driving arrests over the past weekend.  * * *  A 26-year-old Williamsburg man was arrested for drunken driving Saturday after being stopped for speeding.  Just before m More...

Relationship with 15-year-old leads to felony prison sentence; 2-10 years

A 31-year-old Suttons Bay man was sentenced to serve two to 10 years in prison on a charge of assault with intent to commit sexual penetration.  David J. Kalchik, of 9755 E. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Thursday, Feb. 2  3:48 a.m. — Suttons Bay Township — Utility line down from a tree. Not arcing or sparking. Dispatcher said Charter has been notified.  1:32 p.m. More...

Magistrate Court

Joshua L. Gann, 28, 3279 Primrose Lane, Ypsilanti — Dog at large; $90 fines and costs. Steven J. Wonegeshik, 52, 1038 S. 3 Mile Road, Lot 2, Traverse City — Speeding 65 mph in 55 zone; reduced from 73 mph; $130 fines and costs. Kara T. More...