Archive | October, 2015

87th District Court Crawford County

October 30, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 27 year old of Dearborn sentenced four days in jail for motor vehicle allowed suspended person to operate. 48 year old of Grayling ordered to pay $480 and 180 days probation for disturbance of the peace. 33 year old of Garden City sentenced seven days in jail and 180 days probation […]

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87th District Court Crawford County

October 29, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 46 year old of Grayling sentenced to 17 days in jail credit for 17 days and 120 days probation for larceny less than $200. 21 year old of Houghton Lake ordered to pay $620 in fines, $100 restitution and 91 days probation for failure to stop after collision. 23 year old of […]

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Victory: Marijuana Charge Dismissed under MMMA

October 28, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law, Michigan Medical Marijuana Law   |   0 Comments

Attorney Coltrane achieved another victory for a client in a defense of his client’s right to use medical marijuana under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act. Attorney Coltrane’s client was stopped by the Michigan State Police on I-75 as part of its ongoing and aggressive “broken glass” campaign against minor drug users. A small amount of […]

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46th Circuit Court Crawford County

October 19, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Janet M. Allen 18 year old of Grayling to serve 365 days in jail with credit for 94 days for home invasion-second degree. 27 year old of Grayling to pay $130 crime victim rights fee, $500 penal fine, $100 state minimum costs and $146 late fee assessment for controlled substance use narcotic or cocaine, […]

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MMMA Defense Update

October 14, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law, Michigan Medical Marijuana Law   |   0 Comments

On July 27, 2015, the Michigan Supreme Court clarified the use of defenses under the Michigan Medical Marijuana Act in People v Hartwick, 2015 Mich. Lexis 1639. In Hartwick, the Supreme Court strengthened the immunity under Sec. 4 of the MMMA and clarified the affirmative defense under Sec. 8 of the MMMA. SECTION 4 IMMUNITY […]

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Illegal Evidence Suppressed; Dismissed

Todd Nye achieved another victory for the Constitution when he had evidence illegally seized by the Michigan State Police suppressed. As a result, the case against his client was dismissed. Mr. Nye’s client was traveling through the Straits of Mackinac and was profiled by the Michigan State Police. The Michigan State Police like to target […]

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87th District Court Crawford County

October 07, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 32 year old of Walled Lake ordered to serve five days in jail for license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate. 49 year old of Grayling ordered to serve 20 days in jail and 180 days probation for assault/assault and battery. 55 year old of Harrison ordered to serve 10 days […]

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