The following actions were held in Lake County Trial Court the week ending April 2, 2015:

  • Phillip Eugene Christian, 32, of Baldwin, was arraigned on charges of operating a motor vehicle without security and improper plates. A pretrial was scheduled for 9 a.m., April 16, 2015. Bond was set at $3,500, ten percent.
  • Nancy Lee Fullerton, 52, of Baldwin, was arraigned on a charge of false report of a misdemeanor. A pretrial was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 14, 2015. Bond of $2,500, ten percent, was posted.
  • Vicky Ann Hesling, 34, of Luther, was arraigned on a charge of sex offender, failure to register. A preliminary examination was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 21, 2015. The defendant was free on personal recognizance bond.
  • Charles Edwin Howe, 63, of Benton Harbor, was arraigned in Circuit Court on charges of operating intoxicated-third and possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle-passenger. A pretrial was scheduled for 9 a.m., April 16, 2015. Bond was set at $10,000, ten percent, with a condition of no alcohol.
  • David Melvin Kloss, 36, of Baldwin, was arraigned on a charge of driving while license suspended/allowing a suspended person to operate/second/subsequent. A pretrial was scheduled for 9 a.m., April 16, 2015. Bond of $3,500, ten percent was posted.
  • Kimberly Jill Knight, 51, of Baldwin, was arraigned on a charge of embezzlement-agent/trustee under $200. Notice of a criminal plea was entered for 1:30 p.m., April 7, 2015. Bond of $2,500, ten percent was continued.
  • Rocco Steven Levanseler, 21, of Baldwin, was arraigned on a charge of larceny-less than $200. A pretrial was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 16, 2015. The defendant was free on personal recognizance bond.
  • Bruce Kelly Little, 34, of Irons, was arraigned in Circuit Court on charges of delivery/manufacture of a controlled substance-marijuana, resisting and obstructing a police officer and possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle/passenger. A pretrial was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 16, 2015. Bond of $10,000, ten percent, surety was posted.
  • Paul David Loomis, 35, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to an added charge of child abuse-fourth degree. Sentencing was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 27, 2015. Bond was continued with a condition of no contact with the victim or the victim's family. Charges of child accosting for immoral purposes and child abuse-third degree were dismissed.
  • Javonty Lamar Mansfield, 21, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty in Circuit Court  to charges of home invasion-second degree and habitual offender-third offense notice. Sentencing was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 27, 2015. A charge of safe breaking was dismissed.
  • Kevin Quincy McKinney, 35, of Idlewild, was arraigned in Circuit Court on three charges of resisting and obstructing a police officer and a charge of attempted malicious destruction of property-fire or police. A pretrial was scheduled for 9 a.m., April 16, 2015. Bond was continued at $7,500, ten percent, cash.
  • Patrick Roscoe Moore, 37, of Baldwin, was arraigned on a charge of domestic violence. A pretrial was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 16, 2015. Bond of $5,000, ten percent, surety was continued.
  • James Edgar Newville Jr., 35, of Ravenna, was arraigned on charges of operating while intoxicated, driving while license suspended/allowing a suspended person to operate, improper transport of medical marijuana and possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle/passenger. A pretrial was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 14, 2015. Bond was set at $3,500, ten percent.
  • Jeffrey Scott Robinson, 53, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of retail fraud-third degree. The defendant was sentenced to victim's restitution of $5.00, fines and costs of $275, 93 days in jail at the discretion of the court over the next year and no entry to Sav-A-Lot.
  • Cheryl Ann Scannell, 54, of White Cloud, pleaded guilty to an added charge of no proof of insurance. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $205. A charge of operating a motor vehicle without security was dismissed.
  • Lloyd David Springfield, 30, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty in Circuit Court to assault of a prison employee. Sentencing was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 28, 2015.
  • Warren Allen Thomas Jr., 38, of Grand Rapids, was arraigned on a charge of driving while license suspended/allowing a suspended person to operate/second/subsequent. A pretrial was scheduled for 9 a.m., April 16, 2015. Bond of $3,500, ten percent was posted.
  • Amber Lynn Weise, 30, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of truancy. The defendant was sentenced to 90 days in jail at the discretion of the court over the next year.
  • Derek Allen Williams, 38, of Idlewild, pleaded guilty in Circuit Court to an added charge of sex offender-attempted failure to comply with regulations. Sentencing was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., April 28, 2015. A charge of sex offender-failure to comply-third offense notice, was dismissed.
  • James Dean Woodworth, 20, of Scottville, pleaded no contest in Circuit Court, to a charge of criminal sexual conduct-person 13 to 15. Sentencing was scheduled for 9 a.m., April 28, 2015.