TRIAL COURT 3-15-12

The following actions were taken in Lake County trial court for the week ending Thursday, Mar. 8, 2012:

  • Christopher Alan Moffitt, 34, of Baldwin, pleaded no contest to a charge of attempting to resist or obstruct a police officer. A charge of resisting and obstructing a police officer was dismissed. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $350 and to serve 90 days; five days now (CTS) and the balance at the discretion of the court within one year.
  • Anthony Fritzgerald Mack, 48, of Fremont, pleaded guilty to a charge of operating impaired. A charge of OWI was dismissed. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $1,000 and to serve 90 days at the discretion of the court within one year.
  • Sheila Ranae Henson, 30, of Baldwin, was arraigned on two counts of third-degree child abuse. Preliminary examination was scheduled for Mar. 13 at 1:30 p.m. The defendant is free on personal recognizance bond.
  • Davon Isiah Hawkins, 19, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of assault and battery. An additional count of assault and battery was dismissed. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $250 and to serve 93 days; eight days now (CTS) and the balance at the discretion of the court within one year.
  • Danielle Elexus Davis, 26, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of having no proof of insurance. A charge of operating a motor vehicle without security was dismissed. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $150.
  • Jacob Freeman Chrysler, 22, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly person/drunk. A charge of attempting to assault/resist or obstruct a police officer was dismissed. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $250 and to serve 90 days; five days now and the balance at the discretion of the court.
  • Ronald Joseph Suchomski Jr., 35, of Baldwin, pleaded not guilty to a charge of domestic violence. Pretrial was scheduled for Mar. 22 at 2 p.m. The defendant is free on $5,000 bond.
  • Elijah Nathaniel Kane, 22, of Ludington, pleaded not guilty to a charge of possession of a controlled substance (marijuana). Pretrial was scheduled for Mar. 22 at 1:30 p.m. The defendant is free on $3,500 bond.
  • Terrance Ray Hinkley, 58, of Irons, pleaded guilty to charges of driving while license suspended/allowing a suspended person to operate and of possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle (passenger). The defendant was sentenced (for the first count) to pay fines and costs of $250 and to serve 93 days; three days now (CTS) and 90 days concurrent for the second with the balance at the discretion of the court within one year.
  • Jeffrey Allen Huizenga, 52, of Muskegon, pleaded not guilty to a charge of driving while license suspended/allowing a suspended person to operate (second or subsequent offense). Pretrial was scheduled for Mar. 22 at 11 a.m. The defendant is free on $5,000 bond.
  • Chastity Mae Bowling Wert, 34, of Baldwin, was arraigned on charges of arson/real property and stealing/taking or removing a credit card. Pretrial was scheduled for Mar. 22 at 1:30 p.m. Bond was continued at $15,000. The defendant was currently lodged.
  • Trevor Lynn Carlson, 23, of Ionia, was found guilty of a charge of probation violation. Sentencing was scheduled Mar. 26 at 1:30 p.m. Bond was set at $20,000. The defendant was currently lodged.
  • Dennis Chad Wilcox, 37, of Lowell, pleaded guilty to a charge of operating under the influences of liquor causing incapacitating injury. Charges of operating under the influence of liquor with an occupant less than 16 and second-degree child abuse were dismissed. Sentencing was scheduled for Apr. 2 at 1:30 p.m. The defendant is free on personal recognizance bond.
  • Gary Ray Thornton, 48, of Dickson, Tenn., was arraigned on a charge of being a fugitive from justice. A waiver of extradition and order was signed; the defendant was currently lodged.
  • Corey Andrew Murphy, of Jackson, pleaded guilty to a charge of failing to exhibit registration. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $115.
  • Christopher Allen Huber, of Muskegon, admitted responsibility to a charge of failing to license an ORV. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $75.
  • David Scott Johnson, of Greenville, had a charge of failing to operate single file on the right side of the road dismissed.
  • Roderick Paul Baker, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of operating a snowmobile on a railroad track. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $130.
  • Richard Alan Jipping, of Zeeland, admitted responsibility to a charge of failing to license an ORV. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $75.
  • Patrick Daniel O’Brien, of White Cloud, was found responsible for a charge of careless operation of a snowmobile. The defendant was sentenced to pay fines and costs of $150.