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District Court
Aug. 30, 2019: Joshua J. Burgess, 33, Hillman, was found guilty of operating while impaired by liquor and was ordered to pay $1,315 in costs and fines. Burgess received a one-year delayed sentence of 92 days.

Sept. 27, 2019: Raymond D. Johnson, 56, Clio, was found guilty of assault or assault and battery and was ordered to pay $1,065 in costs and fines. Johnson received a one-year delayed sentence of 92 days.

Oct. 11, 2019: Howard N. Wood, 76, Atlanta, was found guilty of careless operation of an ORV and was ordered to pay $225 in costs and fines.

Paul Diana, 65, Atlanta, was found guilty of no insurance and was ordered to pay $375 in costs and fines. Diana received a one-year delayed sentence of 30 days.

Gigi M. Wakeford, 41, Hillman, was found guilty of trespassing and was ordered to pay $375 in costs and fines. Wakeford served 14 days and received a six-month delayed sentence of 16 days.

Ryan A. Roberts, 27, LaSalle, was found guilty of operating an ORV while impaired and was ordered to pay $745 in costs and fines.

Oct. 18, 2019: Wesley M. Wilson, 25, Prescott, was found guilty of driving with a suspended or revoked license and was ordered to pay $520 in costs and fines.

Trevor R. Walker, 30, Atlanta, was found guilty of operating while intoxicated and was sentenced to two days in jail. Walker was ordered to pay $1,350 in costs and fines and received a one-year delayed sentence of 87 days.

Oct. 25, 2019: Nicholas J. Cotton, 36, Paris, was found guilty of driving with a suspended or revoked license and was ordered to pay $670 in costs and fines. Cotton received a one-year delayed sentence of 60 days.

Oleksii Balashov, 49, Pompano Beach FL, was found guilty of operating while intoxicated and was ordered to pay $950 in costs and fines. Balashov served nine days, and the remaining 84 days were suspended.

Rebecca A. Keller, 36, Lewiston, was found guilty of no valid license in possession and was ordered to pay $225 in costs and fines.

John J. Deboer Jr., 32, Lewiston, was found guilty of driving with a suspended license and was ordered to pay $625 in costs and fines. Deboer received a one-year delayed sentence of 60 days.

Circuit Court
Gigi M. Wakeford, 41, Hillman, was sentenced on Oct. 14 in 26th Circuit Court in Atlanta to six months for probation violation.

On Oct. 28, Joseph T. Redden, 38, Lewiston, was ordered to pay a total of $1,258 in costs and fines for assaulting or resisting a police officer and domestic violence. Redden received an 18-month delayed sentence of 90 days. Aaron E-G Jenkins, 28, Beverly Hills FL, was sentenced to 30 days for unlawful use of a vehicle and was ordered to pay $1,308 in costs and fines.

Sheriff Report
On Nov. 4 at 11:38 a.m. a residential fire alarm was called in by an alarm company. Tri-Township Fire Department and a deputy responded. It was found to be a false alarm, and all units cleared without incident.

At 5:32 p.m. a 2 vehicle crash was reported to MCSO. No injuries were reported. A deputy responded to take the report and cleared without incident.

At 5:32 p.m. a report came into MCSO of a 2-car accident in the Village of Hillman. MCSO deputy responded, and no injuries were reported.

On Nov. 5 at 12:39 a.m. a warrant arrest was made in Rust Township. One male subject was lodged.

At 3:11 a.m. a MCSO deputy reported a gas leak at a residence in Vienna Township. Vienna Township Fire responded. No injuries were reported

At 11:12 a.m. the driver of a vehicle called to report she had gone in the ditch. The subject had left the scene of the accident, and the driver was later arrested on OUID charges. The subject was also charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

At 12:57 p.m. a business in Albert Township called to report some items had been stolen from a vehicle in their lot. A deputy responded to take the report.

At 4:21 p.m. deputies and Vienna Fire responded to a single vehicle roll over on Mathews Rd. near M-32 in Vienna Township. No injuries were reported. The 45-year-old male driver was taken into custody for OWI. He was lodged.

At 5:19 p.m. a single vehicle roll over was reported on M-32 near Co. Rd. 491 in Vienna Township. No injuries were reported, and law enforcement responded to investigate. A tow truck was called for the vehicle.

On Nov. 6 at 6:55 a.m. dispatch was advised of a commercial burglar alarm on M-32 in Briley Township. The alarm company called back and advised it was a false alarm.

At 12:30 p.m. dispatch was advised of a residential burglar alarm on McArthur Rd. in Briley Township. A trooper responded and found everything to be as it should. All clear at 12:43 p.m.

On Nov. 7 at 4:17 a.m. a residential alarm was reported in Briley Township. MCSO Deputies responded to find buildings secure and no suspicious activity.

At 6 p.m. a report came into MCSO of suspicious activity at a residence in Albert Township. A MCSO deputy responded and found property to be secured.

At 6:22 p.m. MCSO received a report that the intersection of County Rd. 491 and 612 was hazardous due to icy conditions. The Montmorency County Road Commission was dispatch to sand/salt area.

At 7:40 p.m. a report of a car in the ditch west of County Rd. 491 on M32 was made. A MCSO Deputy responded. Deputies reported the car slide off the road due to icy conditions. No injuries were reported.

On Nov. 8 at 1:52 a.m. a residential burglar alarm was reported to MCSO. Deputies responded to find property secured.

At 2:52 a.m. a commercial burglar alarm was reported in Albert Township. Prior to law enforcement arrival, the alarm company cancelled response due to it being a false alarm.

At 12:12 p.m. dispatch was advised of a 2-vehicle accident on Co. Rd. 451 near Avalon Rd. in Hillman Township. A deputy responded and no injuries were reported.

At 12:42 p.m. MCSO was advised of a residential burglar alarm on McArthur Rd. in Briley Township. A deputy responded to investigate. All was found to be as it should be.

At 7:01 p.m. dispatch was advised on a single vehicle accident on Co. Rd. 624 near Fourth St. in Hillman Township. Deputies, EMS, and Fire responded. A 36-year-old male was transported to the hospital for medical attention. He was then taken into custody for OUID and driving with a suspended license. He was lodged.

On Nov. 9 at 2:57 a.m. dispatch was advised of a medical alarm on Gregory St. in Albert Township. EMS responded and it was found to be a false alarm.

At 8:04 a.m. a male called to report a family issue and possible larceny. A deputy spoke with the caller and it was found to be a civil issue.

At 7:12 p.m. a deputy responded to a report of a deer still alive after being hit by a vehicle on M-32. When the officer arrived, the deer was deceased and moved off of the road.

On Nov. 10 at 12:28 a.m., during a traffic stop on Co Rd 612 in Albert Township, a 34-year-old male was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant out of Otsego County. The subject was transported to the county line where MSP troopers from Otsego County picked him up.

At 7:58 a.m. an alarm company called in a commercial burglar alarm. Deputies responded and the alarm was found to be a false alarm.

At 3:56 p.m. a deputy responded to a 1 vehicle crash in Albert Township. No injuries were reported.

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