Mecosta County’s 77th District Court reports

BIG RAPIDS — The following cases were heard this week in Mecosta County’s 77th District Court. All cases might not be reported.

• Jeremy Logan Mayfield, 17, of Chippewa Lake, pleaded guilty to failure to obtain a license. He is sentenced to time served. He must pay fines and court costs.

• John Nguyen, 24, of Big Rapids, pleaded guilty to operating while impaired. He is sentenced to five days in jail with one day credit. He is given the option to perform 32 hours of community service in lieu of jail. He must complete the alcohol highway safety education course.

• Joni Lee Swanson, 37, of Mecosta, pleaded guilty to third-degree retail fraud. She is sentenced to eight days in jail with one day credit. She is given the option to perform 56 hours of community service in lieu of jail. She must complete the economic crime program.

• Donald Paul Baldwin, 61, of Remus, pleaded guilty to one count of driving with a suspended license, one count of possession of open alcohol in a vehicle and one count of unlawful use of a license plate/registration. He is sentenced to 45 days in jail with one day credit.

• Jacob John Wieczorek, 28, of Evart, pleaded guilty to third-degree retail fraud. He is sentenced to 15 days in jail with one day credit. He is allowed to serve his sentence on weekends. He must complete the economic crime program.

• Courtney June Woodworth, 23, of Morley, pleaded guilty to one count of possession of marijuana and one count of unlawful use of a license place/registration. She is sentenced to 10 days in jail with four days credit. She is given the option to perform 48 hours of community service in lieu of jail. She will be on probation for one year.

• Anthony Stephen Kuzia, 47, of Reed City, pleaded guilty to driving with a suspended license. He is sentenced to time served. He must pay fines and court costs.

• James Richard Blake, 28, of Barryton, pleaded guilty to use of marijuana. He is sentenced to eight days in jail. He is given the option to perform 80 hours of community service in lieu of jail.

• Kristie Raye Vaughn, 31, of Big Rapids, pleaded guilty to third-degree retail fraud. She is sentenced to 60 days in jail with one day credit.

• Amy Lynn Krupp, 48, of Morley, pleaded guilty to domestic violence. She is sentenced to 15 days in jail with one day credit. She must complete domestic violence classes. She must complete 40 hours of community service. She will be on probation for two years.

• Morgan Marie Bowman, 32, of Big Rapids, pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana. She is sentenced to time served. In a second case, she pleaded guilty to trespassing. She was sentenced to five days in jail.

• Edward Charles Stout, 48, of Howard City, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He is sentenced to 30 days in jail with two days in jail. He will be on probation for one year.

• Arika Renee Brandow, 21, of Sand Lake, pleaded guilty to creating a disturbance. She is sentenced to time served.

• Obie Wayne Thompson, 66, of Remus, pleaded guilty to operating while impaired. He is sentenced to 30 days in jail with one day credit. He is given the option of 60 days electronic monitoring or 30 days electronic monitoring plus completion of Impact weekend in lieu of jail. He will be on probation for two years. He must complete the alcohol highway safety education course.

• Kevin Michael Alvey, 39, of Stanwood, pleaded guilty to operating while impaired. He is sentenced to five days in jail with one day credit. He is given the option to perform 32 hours of community service in lieu of jail. He must complete the alcohol highway safety education course.

• Caleb Aaron Childers, 22, of Big Rapids, pleaded guilty to operating while impaired. He is sentenced to 30 days in jail with one day credit. He must complete the alcohol highway safety education course.

• Trisha Renee Roper, 30, of Jackson, pleaded guilty to creating a disturbance. She is sentenced to 10 days in jail with one day credit. She is given the option to perform 72 hours of community service in lieu of jail. She will be on probation for six months. She must complete anger management classes.

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Posted by Emily Grove

Emily is the Pioneer and Herald Review crime and court reporter, covering crime in both Mecosta and Osceola counties. She can be reached by e-mail at emily@pioneergroup.com or by phone at (231) 592-8362.

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