David Weippert said a long-term problem with his back led him into a situation where “opiates took control.”
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.
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.
A West Olive man accused of making threats of terrorism, among other things, is seeking to have his three court cases consolidated into two.
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.
A 46-year-old Parchment woman was ordered to serve a minimum 28 months in prison when sentenced for embezzlement Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
Jeffrey Willis has been sentenced to for the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Heeringa.
A warrant was issued by Ottawa County District Court Judge Susan Jonas on May 31 for Linda LeFebre after the Holland Department of Public Safety opened an investigation against her in March. Another independent investigation was opened by MAX.
Willis was originally scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, June 12.
Keysha Collins was never accused of directly injuring the boy, but she also pleaded guilty to a state licensing violation and child neglect.
Jeffrey Willis has been found guilty for the kidnapping and murder of Jessica Heeringa.
Jeffrey Willis’ trial for the murder of Jessica Heeringa continued Tuesday in Muskegon County Circuit Court.
Crystal Kaye Pugh of Norton Shores was sentenced in federal court in Grand Rapids to two years probation for her role in the scheme.