The following people have been sentenced in 24th Judicial Circuit Court:
Andrew M. Nichol, 26, Carsonville. No contest: 2 counts amended attempted criminal sexual conduct 2nd degree person under 13, one count possess child sexually abusive materials. Dismissed: criminal sexual conduct 1st degree person under 13. 365 days in jail concurrent for all 3 counts. 5 years probation. Register as sex offender. Must not live where person 17 or under stays or is cared for, or provide care for someone 17 or under. Must not own/possess/ use computer or device capable of connecting with Internet or live where these are present. Must not marry/date person who lives with or has physical custody of person 17 or under. Must not purchase/use/possess sexually stimulating materials or enter places where it is sold. Must not own/possess photographic equipment/photo developing equipment.
Matthew S. Brown, 42, Ubly. Guilty: 2 check no account. 270 days in jail, credit for 88 served. Work release. 18 months probation. Substance abuse treatment. Must not apply for/possess financial transaction device. $3,202.73 restitution.
Justin M. Barr, 22, Port Sanilac. Guilty: amended attempt financial transaction device illegal use. Dismissed: habitual offender 3rd conviction. 180 days in jail, credit 79 served. 2 years probation. Substance abuse treatment. Must not apply for/possess financial transaction device by means of checking/charge account, credit/debit card etc. $200 restitution.
Corey L Decoteau, 37, Carsonville. Guilty: operate under influence of liquor 3rd offense. Dismissed: allow suspended person to drive. 180 days in jail, credit for 1 served. 18 months probation. Work release. Substance abuse treatment. Must not drive.
Vito S. Palazzolo, 17, Applegate. Guilty: home invasion 2nd degree, receiving/concealing $200 -$1,000. Dismissed: conspiracy home invasion 2nd degree, larceny building. Court accepted receiving/concealing plea, deferred acceptance of home invasion plea pending successful completion of probation. Agreed to testify against co-defendant. 75 days in jail, credit for 69 served. 2 years probation. Substance abuse & mental health treatment. Domestic violence counseling. $575 restitution.
Shawn D. W. Stewart, 17, Marlette. Guilty: home invasion 2nd degree, added count of larceny less than $200. Dismissed: conspiracy home invasion 2nd degree, larceny building, receiving/concealing stolen property $200 - $1,000. Agreed to testify. The court accepted the additional plea in the additional count, and deferred acceptance of the home invasion 2nd degree. 60 days in jail, 1st 7 days over spring break 2013, 21 day balance by community service. Substance abuse treatment. Mental health/domestic violence/ batterer intervention. Attend school/get good grades.
Malik H. Dababneh, 53, Oxford. Guilty: possess less than 25 grams cocaine/heroin/ other narcotic, added use narcotic/cocaine.Dismissed: possess marijuana, habitual offender 2nd conviction. Court accepted use plea, deferred acceptance of possession, pending successful completion of probation. If successful, use narcotic plea amended to possess marijuana. 30 days in jail, credit for 1 served, balance deferred. 1 year probation. 40 hours community service. Must not drive, restricted license after 60 days.
Donald R. Kuish, 52, Ubly. Guilty: delivermanufacture marijuana, possess marijuana. Court accepts possession plea, defers acceptance of deliver-manufacture. 30 days in jail, credit for 1 served. Balance deferred. 1 year probation. Driver's license suspended 12 months, may apply for restricted license after 60 days.
The following individuals pled guilty to contempt of court for failure to pay child support:
Joshua P. Rudgers, 30, Clinton Township. 45 days in jail or pay $300 immediately & account to date by Dec. 21.
Michael A. Meerschaert, 46, Rochester. 90 days in jail or pay $160 immediately & $324.50/month.
Alaina R. Grogan, 31, Almont. 90 days in jail or pay $150 immediately & account in full by Dec. 28.
Leisha A. Ewalt, 25, Sandusky. Court allows forgiveness of $267 in arrears. Purge contempt by paying $53.
Tonya Hills, 34, Lexington. Purge contempt by paying $84.45.
Timothy M. Grentz, 27, Peck. 90 days in jail or pay $66 immediately & account in full by Jan. 15.
John J. Bertram, 31, Silverwood. 30 days in jail or pay $200 immediately & $530.50/month.
Joseph R. Morton, 34, Warren. Forfeit $2,433 bond to Friend of Court account. Purge contempt by paying $652.50.
Cassie Byczek, 23, Marlette. 45 days in jail. Apply $658 bond to account. Released when pays $690.
Christine Brown, 37, Applegate. Forfeit $490 bond to account. Pay account to date.
Michelle Mobley, 35, Port Huron. Purge contempt by paying $98.47.
Christine McCann, 48, Chesterfield. Forfeit $521 bond. Purge contempt by paying $261.
Gary E. Armstrong, 41, Marlette. 90 days in jail. Released when pays $4,662.57.