Tag Archives: marijuana patient

46th Circuit Court Crawford County

December 18, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Janet M. Allen 33 year old of Grayling sentenced to 365 days in jail and 24 months probation for home invasion second degree and assault aggravated. 44 year old of Garden City sentenced to 330 days in jail for failure to pay child support. 18 year old of St. Helen sentenced to 30 days […]

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82nd District Court Roscommon County

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

68 year old of Merritt 31 days in jail and 12 months probation for driving while intoxicated. 35 year old of Prudenville 30 days in jail and 6 months probation for driving while intoxicated. 21 year old of Otisville 31 days in jail and six months probation for driving while intoxicated. 55 year old of […]

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Secret Emails Show Fraud at Michigan State Police Crime Lab

November 12, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Law, Michigan Medical Marijuana Law   |   0 Comments

A series of emails obtained by Detroit area attorneys Jeff Frasier and Michael Komoron show marijuana results from the supposedly independent Michigan State Police Crime Lab were being expressly directed by Ken Stecker, who is the traffic safety prosecutor for the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan. In the attached emails, the issue is whether or […]

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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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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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46th Circuit Court Crawford County

September 28, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. George J. Mertz 32 year old of Detroit to serve 180 days in jail with credit for 11 days, probation for 24 months for four counts of identity theft. 40 year old of Grayling to serve 365 days in jail with credit for 2 days for domestic violence-second offense. 28 year old of Gladstone […]

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82nd District Court Ogemaw County

September 10, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

A 27 year old of Houghton Lake waived preliminary examination and will be sentenced in Circuit Court for pleading guilty to unlawful use of a motor vehicle. 29 year old of Houghton Lake waived preliminary examination and will be sentenced in Circuit Court for pleading guilty to malicious destruction of police property. 31 year old of […]

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75th District Court Midland County

August 18, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael Carpenter 28 year old of Auburn received 93 days in jail (credit for 30 days) for vehicle immobilized. 43 year old of Bay City received 12 months jail and 12 months probation for second-offense impaired driving. 27 year old of Midland received 45 days in jail (credit for one day) for OWI. 25 […]

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34th Circuit Court Roscommon County

August 05, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael J. Baumgartner 20 year old of Roscommon stood mute on a probation violation charge of a first degree retail fraud. A hearing was scheduled. 51 year old of Waterford pleaded guilty to failure to pay child support. Scheduled to be sentenced. 48 year old of Detroit pleaded guilty to both counts of absconding/forfeiting […]

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87th District Court Otsego County Bud-Bash 2015

July 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 37 year old of Clio ordered to pay $960 in fines, probation for 180 days for motor vehicle-unlawful use/joyriding. 55 year old of Frederic ordered to serve 15 days in jail, probation for 180 days for controlled substance possession of marijuana, license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate. 23 year old […]

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87th District Court Otsego County Bud-Bash 2015

July 01, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 49 year old of Frederic ordered to pay $1,060 in fines and probation for 180 days for domestic violence. 42 year old of Frederic ordered to pay $1,360 in fines and probation for 180 days for operating while intoxicated. 23 year old of Prudenville ordered to pay $160 in fines for […]

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87th District Court Otsego County Bud-Bash 2015

June 11, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 53 year old of Bay City, ordered to serve 15 days in jail, pay $910 in fines and probation for 180 days for controlled substance possession of marijuana. 39 year old of Roscommon, ordered to pay $760 in fines and probation for 180 days for operating while visibly impaired. 42 year […]

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87th District Court

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

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister 45 year old of Harrison Township, ordered to pay $760 in fines and 180 days probation for operating while visibly impaired. 26 year old of Haslett, ordered to pay $710 in fines and 180 days probation for controlled substance use of marijuana. 24 year old of St. Helen, ordered to pay […]

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