79th District Court arraignments, Oct. 17, 2022.

October 17, 2022

79th District Court arraignments, Oct. 17, 2022.

HART — The following were arraigned recently in Oceana County’s 79th District Court:



Todd Allen Smith, of 2132 N. 56th Ave., Mears; Shelby Police Department (SPD); larceny $1,000-$20,000. Probable cause hearing: Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. Bail: $5,000/cash/surety/10 percent. Smith also faces a misdemeanor of domestic violence stemming from an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) arrest. Pretrial: Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. Bail: $3,500/cash/surety/10 percent.

Jared James Conkle, of 4633 Elm St., New Era; Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO); common law fraud. Probable cause hearing: Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. Bail: $10,000. 


Cody Scott Merrill, of 645 S. 88th Ave., Shelby; Hart Police Department (HPD); malicious destruction of property less than $200. Pretrial: Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. Bail: $1,000/personal recognizance (PR).

Jonathan David Herman, of 1457 Destiny Dr., Muskegon; OCSO; disposal of solid waste at a non-licensed facility. Pretrial: Nov. 3 at 1:30 p.m. Bail: $1,000/PR.

Austyn Kevin Liebeskind, of 6464 River Rd., Cass City, Michigan; OCSO; second-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS). Pretrial: Oct. 27 at 10:15 a.m. Bail: $1,000/PR.


Curtis Lester-Lee Tice, of 3850 W. Melody Lane, Hart; HPD; malicious destruction of a building less than $200. Pretrial: Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m. Bail: $1,000/cash/surety/10 percent.

James Allen Verschueren, of 3219 E. Winter Rd., Walkerville; HPD; domestic violence. Pretrial: Nov. 3 at 1:15 p.m. Bail: $500/cash/surety.

John Edward Vetter, Jr., of 120 S. Scott St., Adrian, Michigan; OCSO; second-offense DWLS. Pretrial: Nov. 3 at 3:15 p.m. Bail: $1,000/PR.

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