Tag Archives: drunk driving

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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34th Circuit Court

March 23, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgertner A 35 year old of Grayling, charged with nine counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct, is ready for trial. A 36 year old of Houghton Lake, charged with domestic violence is ready for trial, which is set for May 7. A hearing on a probation violation, stemming from another domestic […]

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46th Circuit Court

February 13, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Janet M. Allen A 42 year old of Curran, plead no contest on Nov. 3, 2014, to home invasion second-degree; sentenced on Jan. 5, 2015, to serve seven years to 22 years and six months in prison with credit for 237 days served. A 24 year old of Grayling, plead guilty on Dec. 15, […]

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34th Circuit Court

February 04, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner A 35 year old of Roscommon, stood nute to a probation violation and a status conference was set for Feb. 3. A 24 year old of St. Helen, pleaded guilty to probation violation and was sentenced to 30 days in jail (credit for 14 days), and continued probation (placement in an […]

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34th Circuit Court

January 27, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner A 43 year old male of Highland, stood mute to probation violation and a hearing was to be scheduled within 14 days. The probation stemmed from a conviction on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. A 43 year old male of Clair Shores, pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated, […]

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34th Circuit Court

January 15, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner A 52 year old male, was sentenced on December 16, 2014 on a charge of impaired driving, third offense, to six months in jail (credit for 40 days), 24 months probation, $600 in fines and costs, a $400 cost of prosecution fee and $198 in other court assessments.

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34th Circuit Court

December 31, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgertner A 63 year old male, was granted a request for random preliminary breath tests (placement with Sobriety Court is possible) and the clerk was to modify the bond. He faces charges of driving while intoxicated, third offense, and transporting open intoxicants in a motor vehicle. A 41 year old male, pleaded […]

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82nd District Court

December 22, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Daniel L. Sutton A 31 year old male, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of possession of a firearm by a felon. Bond was set at $5,000. A 29 year old male, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on a charge of absconding or forfeiting bond. Bond was set at $75,000. […]

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34th Circuit Court

December 22, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner A 33 year old male, was ready for trial on two counts of first degree criminal sexual conduct, but he subsequently pleaded no contest to one count and the other was dismissed. He will be sentenced December 16, 2014 A 55 year old male, was ready for trial on a charge […]

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DUI Experts

November 30, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

Critical to the defense in many impaired driving cases is an expert familiar with proper police procedures. Many police officers are improperly or poorly trained, or otherwise apply that training incorrectly, when it comes to field sobriety testing. Field sobriety testing (FST) is a barely validated method of determining if a driver is under the […]

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46th Circuit Trial Court

August 21, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Sentencings for June 2014 Hon. Janet M. Allen A 26 year old Port Huron man pleaded no contest on May 29, 2014, to domestic violence; sentenced on July 7, 2014, to serve 30 days in jail with credit for 10 days served; ordered to pay $829 in restitution, $50 state minimum cost, $130 crime victim […]

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Constitutional Rights at Traffic Stops 101; Field Sobriety Tests, Blood Alcohol Supression

September 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law   |   0 Comments

            1.         Initial Stop and Seizure of Person under Fourth Amendment              “A person is seized by the police and thus entitled to challenge the government’s action under the Fourth Amendment when the officer, by means of physical force or show of authority,  terminates or restrains his freedom of movement, through means intentionally applied.” Brendlin […]

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46th Circuit Trail Court

Sentencings for June 2013 before  Hon. Janet M. Allen, Crawford County 27 yr old Grayling man-Plead guilty to stolen property and for a prbation violation; sentened to serve 282 days in jail with credit for 282 days served; ordered to pay $30 crime victim rights fee, $68 state minimum costs, $500 penal fee and $139.60 […]

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82nd District Court

February 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Local Court Sentencing   |   0 Comments

Judge Daniel L. Sutton Recently (12/27/12) arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: 20 year old from St. Helen, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on four counts of third degree criminal sexual conduct. Bond wa set at $15,000. 35 year old from Roscommon, demanded preliminary examination within 14 days on charges of larceny in […]

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82nd District Court

Judge Daniel L. Sutton recently arraigned the following in 82nd District Court: 47 year Rose City man, waived preliminary examination and was bounded over to Circuit Court where he pleaded quilty to two counts of possession of a controlled substance, first offense (amended from second offense). Dismissed was a charge of possession of marijuana, second offense. […]

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