June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Courts

86th District Court

Timothy R. Holtz, 34, 1105 SW Bayshore Dr., Suttons Bay — Pleaded guilty to probation violation; sentenced to three additional days in jail; four times per month urine screens added; probation continued.  More...

Past convictions up charges

A 27-year-old Lake Ann man was arraigned in 86th District Court on Tuesday on a felony charge of drunken driving.  David L. Nickerson is currently free on a $50,000 personal recognizance bond.  More...

No felony; drunk driving remains

A 37-year-old Suttons Bay man pleaded guilty on Tuesday in 86th District Court to a misdemeanor charge of drunken driving after being found passed out in a truck stopped in the road in Solon Township.  More...

Despite busy traffic, few problems reported over holiday weekend

The Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office had a busy Memorial Day weekend, handling a number of calls for service and making three alcohol-related arrests.  But no major law enforcement breaches took place, said Sheriff Mike Borkovich.  More...

Man accused of taking $18,000

A 61-year-old Williamsburg man accused of taking more than $18,000 from an Elmwood Township woman to build an addition to her home has been released on a $25,000 personal recognizance bond.  That bond was reduced for Gregory H. More...

Driver tests high for alcohol

A 38-year-old Lake Leelanau man waived his preliminary examination Tuesday in 86th District Court on charges of felony drunken driving and having open intoxicants in a vehicle and was bound over to 13th Circuit Court.  Erik S. Funka, of 2125 S. More...

Man pleads to three charges

A 44-year-old Traverse City man on Tuesday waived his preliminary examination on several felony charges and was bound over to 13th Circuit Court, where he pleaded not guilty to first degree home invasion, a third offense of domestic violence and poss More...

Distpatch Blotter

Friday, May 26  12:55 p.m. — Glen Arbor Township — Caller complains there’s a noisy dune buggy or ORV-type vehicle traveling back and forth on the bridge at the narrows.  4:18 p.m. More...