July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Courts

Ford pleads not guilty to ‘golf cart’ theft

A 32-year-old Traverse City man pleaded not guilty in 86th District Court to a charge of receiving and concealing stolen property, less than $1,000. The charge is related to a June 6 incident in which Jason J. More...

Man pleads to using drugs

A man who was accused of selling drugs out of an Elmwood Township home has pleaded guilty to use of a controlled substance.  Drew A. Scheele, 31, was in 86th District Court on Tuesday, where he entered his plea. More...

Dispatch Blotter

Wednesday, July 19  9:26 a.m. — Leland Township — Bags of trash left at trail head.  9:28 a.m. — Suttons Bay — Breaking and entering of a vehicle.  Thursday, July 20  More...

Accident results in fifth charge of drunk driving

A 49-year-old Texas man was arrested for felony drunken driving Sunday after his vehicle went off the road in Centerville Township, according to a report from the Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office.  A check of the man’s record showed More...

Magistrate Court

Joshua E. Bumgartner, 19, 2025 Wetmore, Metamora, Illinois — Speeding 65 mph in a 55 mph zone; reduced from 74 mph; $130 fines and costs.  Melonie C. Baker, 47, 11311 E. More...

86th District Court

Joe M. Cavazos Jr., 5601 Lakeshore Dr. Cedar — Arraigned on charges of drunken driving, third offense, habitual offender fourth; bond continued; requesting court-appointed attorney; probable cause conference set for Aug. More...

‘Free speech’ suit filed again; now in Circuit Ct.

The Sleeping Bear Dunes Visitors Bureau has been named in a lawsuit claiming a room fee used for marketing and promotion violates free speech rights. More...

Woman bitten by horse at Bingham farm files lawsuit

A Traverse City couple has filed suit against Black Star Farms after the wife was bitten two years ago in the breast by a horse while she was visiting the farm’s petting zoo area.  The lawsuit was filed July 14 in 13th Circuit Court by hus More...

Sentenced for drugs, violence

13th Circuit Court

The honorable Kevin A. Elsenheimer sentenced four men and heard two pleas on Monday in 13th Circuit Court.   David J. More...