State News Archive

Elmwood Township man faces sex crime charge

TRAVERSE CITY — An Elmwood Township man faces accusations he had sexual contact with an underage child. Leelanau County prosecutors this week authorized two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct against Justin Stewart Hakly, 52, who had been the focus of a six-month investigation by sheriff’s deputies, authorities said. Eighty-sixth District Court records state the offenses […]

Ex-TCAPS employee faces embezzlement charges

TRAVERSE CITY — A former Traverse City Area Public Schools employee faces criminal charges after officials allege she used district money to cover personal expenses including shoes, manicures and concert tickets. Mary Gillison, 50, was arraigned Thursday in 86th District Court on one count of embezzlement greater than $1,000 but less than $20,000, a five-year […]