Arraignments include CSC, assault with gun.

March 24, 2017


78th District Court arraignments.

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By Allison Scarbrough. Editor.

HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court:


Neal Ashley Hopkins, 40, of 1330 Sheron Chapel Rd., Lafayette, Indiana, was arrested March 15 by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for three felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) – victim under 13 years old. Preliminary



exam: April 3 at 3 p.m. Bail: $50,000/cash/surety. The alleged incidents occurred during January of 2014 to January of 2017 in Pentwater Township, according to Hopkins’ court file. First-degree CSC is punishable by up to life in prison.

Brian David Boltze, 50, of 3579 W. Webster Rd., Montague, was arrested March 17 by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a felony of assault with a dangerous weapon. Preliminary exam: April 3 at 3 p.m. Bail:



$50,000/cash/surety. Boltze is accused of using a pistol, March 17, in Grant Township during the alleged assault of a female victim, according to his court file.

Brandon Michael Hughes, 45, of 5086 W. Grant Rd., Shelby, was arrested March 19 by OCSO for a felony of larceny in a building. Preliminary exam: April 3 at 3 p.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.


– Logan Owen Hardenburgh, 25, of 3677 Pere Marquette Hwy., Lot 26, Ludington; Feb. 26; MSP; marijuana possession. Pretrial: March 30 at 2:30 p.m. Bail: $1,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Kortnye Ann Thompson, 25, of 8508 Robinhood Dr., Montague; MSP; false report of a misdemeanor. Pretrial: March 30 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $1,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Elizabeth May Sietsema, 33, of 2330 S. 118th Ave., Shelby; OCSO; breaking and entering – illegal entry and assault and battery. Pretrial: April 4 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Armando Gregorio Gutierrez, 27, of 3219 W. Garfield Rd., New Era; OCSO; second-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS). Pretrial: April 4 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $1,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Armando Felix, 41, of 800 S. Dryden St., Apt. C, Hart; March 5; OCSO; operating without insurance. Pretrial: March 30 at 9:30 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.

– Mario Quintero-Robledo, 47, of 555 Harvey St., Shelby; March 3; OCSO; driving while license not valid. Pretrial: April 11 at 10 a.m. Bail: $1,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Channa Marie Casebolt, 25, of 4179 McKinley Rd., Montague; March 15; OCSO; operating while intoxicated, marijuana possession and transporting an open intoxicant in a motor vehicle. Pretrial: April 4 at 2:45 p.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

– Sean W. Johnson, 31, of 338 E. Garfield Rd., Twin Lake; March 9; OCSO; DWLS. Pretrial: April 4 at 10:45 a.m. Bail: $5,000/personal.

– Isaac Robert Gill, 28, of 360 W. Main St., Walkerville; March 3; OCSO; DWLS. Pretrial: April 4 at 11:30 a.m. Bail: $5,000/personal.

– Melissa Marie Peoples, 21, of 622 S. 104th Ave., Shelby; March 7; violation of a restricted permit. Pretrial: April 4 at 10 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.

– Brian Joe Roberson, 24, of 6180 W. Two Mile Rd., White Cloud; March 6; failure to report a property damage accident. Pretrial: March 30 at 9:45 a.m. Bail: $1,500/personal.

– James David Blackwood, 44, of 2010 Homewood Ave., Mishawaka, Indiana; March 19; OCSO; operating while intoxicated. Pretrial: April 3 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

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