Charged with molesting a 13-year-old girl almost a year ago, Jordan Brett Haines was remanded to jail after pleading guilty to a charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Ottawa County Circuit Court on Monday.
David Weippert said a long-term problem with his back led him into a situation where “opiates took control.”
A 24-year-old Grand Rapids-area man is in the Ottawa County Jail on a $45,000 bond after police responding to a crash last week found him passed out in the grass with a loaded assault weapon pointed toward the highway.
The second of two brothers arrested for breaking and entering a Grand Haven Board of Light & Power property pleaded guilty to the charges in Ottawa County Circuit Court on Monday.
A Zeeland man faces up to life in prison after pleading no contest to charges connected to a break-in and assault at a Park Township home in March.
UPDATED: Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. with stepmother’s victim impact statement
An “error in procedure” has opened the door to a potentially lighter prison sentence for a man who admitted to sodomizing an Ottawa County girl several years ago.
He is facing up to life in federal prison.
The trial is scheduled to begin Oct. 9.
Rather than accept a plea offer, a Bay City dad instead watched his daughter testify about how he set fire to their home while producing marijuana wax, giving her severe burns in the process.
The man who struck and killed an 18-year-old bicyclist in Holland late last year has been sentenced to nine months of probation for operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Deborah Ann Gathergood, 53, apologized to the judge, saying it’s a “sick waste of time” and that “I can’t believe I’m capable of being here again.”
A West Olive man accused of making threats of terrorism, among other things, is seeking to have his three court cases consolidated into two.
A moment of distraction led to a tragic result when 20-month-old Lily Mohney drowned in a bathtub late last year.
Ottawa County is being sued for more than $25,000 after a woman was injured at a county-owned park, according to documents filed recently in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
Jason Kapala apologized to his victim – his former girlfriend – and his own family prior to being sentenced to a minimum 19 years in prison for a Christmas Eve attack on the woman he described as his best friend.