Man sentenced for meth possession

October 2, 2023

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Man sentenced for meth possession

By Allison Scarbrough, Editor

HART — A 34-year-old Montague man was sentenced to 113 days in jail with credit for 113 days served for a conviction of methamphetamine possession in Oceana County’s 51st Circuit Court Monday, Oct. 2.

It took a jury just four minutes to render a guilty verdict, Aug. 9, for Cameron Scott Golightly, of 3527 W. Webster Rd. The jury heard testimony about how Golightly was one of two men passed out in a car parked in the Dollar General parking lot in Rothbury last December.

“On Dec. 7, 2022 officers were dispatched to a wellbeing check for two men passed out in a car at 9 a.m. at the Rothbury Dollar General in Grant Township,” said Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. “Officers quickly discovered the two men were alive and responsive but appeared to be under the influence of some substance. The officer asked Mr. Golightly how much meth he had on him, and Mr. Golightlly handed the officer the methamphetamine which was later tested to be confirmed to be methamphetamine.”

“After a six-hour jury trial, Cameron Golightly was convicted of controlled substance — possession of methamphetamine,” said Bizon. “The jury deliberated for four minutes.”

Golightly was also ordered to two years probation.

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