The following actions were taken in Lake County Trial Court in regards to DNR offenses during the month of November, 2015:

  • Chad Frederick Collins, of Branch, pleaded guilty to charges of violation of license restrictions and no proof of insurance. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $195.
  • Albert James Parker, of Cedar Springs, pleaded guilty to fishing in a closed stream. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $230.
  • Charles Muhammad, of Homer, pleaded guilty to a charge of fishing in a closed stream. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $290.
  • Charles Muhammad, of Homer, pleaded guilty to a charge of fishing w/weight below hook. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $215.
  • Samuel Dewey Vansolkema, of Byron Center, had a charge of being afield with a firearm without a hunting license dismissed.
  • Paul Mitchell Polavin, of Grandville, pleaded guilty to a charge of failure to put their name and address on a tree stand. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $215.
  • Michael Patrick Mc Nulty, of Hadley, pleaded guilty to a charge of use of illegal equipment to access a tree stand. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $240.
  • Devin Mark Flint, of Newaygo, admitted responsibility for use of a vehicle in a closed area of state land. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $175.
  • Dennis Patrick Wood, of Greenville, admitted responsibility to a charge of use of a vehicle in a closed area of state land. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $175.
  • Michael Anthony Blumke, of Rockford, admitted responsibility to a charge of destroying/damaging or removing trees/shrubs. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $125.
  • Michael Derrick Faino, of Fruitport, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • Fred H. Bumbarger, of Mineral Springs, PA, pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing/transporting an uncased gun in/on a motor vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of$245.
  • Kevin Thomas Buckowing, of Newaygo, pleaded no contest to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • James George Willson, of Grand Haven, pleaded responsible to a charge of operating an ORV in a closed area. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $175.
  • Tammy Catherine Tranter, of Syracuse, IN, pleaded guilty to a charge of allowing a person under the age of 16 to operate an ORV. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $200.
  • Lee Alan Sharpe, of Dundee, admitted responsibility to a charge of operating an ORV in a closed area. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $175.
  • Leon Lewis, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of using illegal equipment to access a tree stand. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $240.
  • Robert Alan Boersma, of Luther, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • Matthew Johnathon Boersma, of LeRoy, pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing/transporting an uncased gun in/on a motor vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $245.
  • David Clement Schoenherr, of Washington Township, MI, admitted responsibility to a charge of operating an ORV without helmet/eye protection. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $90.
  • David Michael Schoenherr, of Washington Township, MI, pleaded guilty to a charge of failure to validate a kill tag. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $305.
  • Charles Andrew Williams, of Schoolcraft admitted responsibility to a charge of failure to license and ORV. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $90.
  • Gerold Alan Williams, of Branch, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • Jacob Royal Wilkins, of Luther, pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing/transporting an uncased gun in/on a motor vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $245.
  • Jordan Michael Whitener, of Twin Lakes, pleaded no contest to a charge of failure to affix name and address to a permanent ground blind. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $200.
  • Deric Owen Budwick, of Muskegon,  admitted responsibility to a charge of obstructing a roadway/trail, hindering access. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $105.
  • Leopold Stanislaw Sichanek, of Rochester, MN, pleaded guilty to a charge of improperly tagged deer. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $325.
  • Craig Edward Stasio, of Wyoming, pleaded guilty to a charge of failure to validate a kill tag. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $305.
  • Daniel Lee Keleman, of Dearborn Heights, pleaded guilty to a charge of hunting over excess bait. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • David Andrew Keleman, of Dearborn Heights, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of$250.
  • Jacquelyn Vandenberg, of West Olive, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • Daniel Scott Vandenberg, of West Olive, pleaded guilty to a charge of violating deer/elk feeding regulations. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $250.
  • Robert William Putt, of Cedar Springs, pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing/transporting an uncased gun in/on a motor vehicle. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $245.
  • Steven K. Ackerman, of Twin Lakes, pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of an untagged deer. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $305.
  • Jerome Lewis Graham, of Chase, pleaded guilty to a charge of hunting without a license. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $1,000.
  • Jerome Lewis Graham, of Chase, pleaded guilty to a charge of using artificial light to take game. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $275.
  • Donnie Ray Totten III, of Baldwin, pleaded guilty to a charge of operating an ORV on the roadway. The defendant was sentenced to fines and costs of $235.