Police in Port Huron, Michigan, reported the arrest of a man accused of setting off explosives with the intent to frighten. According to court documents, the 59-year-old man is a contracted worker at McLaren Port Huron Hospital. He was arraigned on the felonies on a recent Sunday.
Trial watchers in Michigan and elsewhere might be interested in a case of a 63-year-old woman in another state who has been sentenced to a 54-month stay in federal prison. According to court documents, the woman's arrest followed investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service. Reportedly, the felonies on which the federal judge convicted the woman were committed over a 19-year period.
Michigan police are continuing an investigation of a string of events that occurred after they were to called to a business location just before 9 a.m. on a recent Monday. The officers were told that a vehicle had just been stolen while the car's owner was inside the business. Police reportedly saw the vehicle in question travel past their location while they were conducting preliminary investigations. A 32-year-old man is now facing several felonies in connection with the stolen car and other incidents.
Facing health-care fraud charges in Michigan and other states could have severe consequences. One such a case in another state involves a husband and wife, both practicing chiropractors. A federal jury recently indicted the couple and eight other individuals on various felony charges. It is alleged that the acts of fraud date back to 2011.
Following a fatal Michigan car accident in July, the driver who allegedly caused the death of a 10-year-old girl is now facing felony charges. According to court documents, the accident occurred in an intersection in Warren on July 25. Prosecutors claim that the reckless driving of the defendant caused the young girl's death.
One decision can change a person's life forever. Some individuals may make a choice without even realizing that they could be setting their life on a completely different path. Unfortunately, some decisions can lead to negative outcomes, such as felony charges.
Michigan residents will likely have empathy with a woman in another state who faced charges related to embezzlement and conspiracy, which were later dismissed. However, the harm that the arrest caused to her personal life and career could not be reversed. As soon as she was arrested for the felonies, her employers terminated her employment.
The Michigan Gaming Control Board and the state's Department of Attorney General conducted a joint investigation into the activities of a man who was allegedly involved in illegal gambling activities. Reportedly, the 57-year-old was arrested on similar charges on two prior occasions. Following the current investigation, the man was arrested and charged with several felonies.
A 70-year-old man allegedly called dispatchers on a recent Sunday morning to inform them that he was heading to the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Bay City, Michigan, to steal a helicopter. He was eventually arrested and charged with felony firearms possession after a weapon was found in his pickup truck. He was convicted on felony charges in 2011 and, as a result, not allowed to have a firearm.
Older people in Michigan and elsewhere might remember a case from Dec. 1987 when a 17-year-old girl's body was found naked along the road in another state where she was dumped after she was raped and killed. The ever-advancing DNA technology helps investigators to reopen unresolved murders, rapes and other violent felonies decades later. A man was recently arrested for that young woman's death, and her family might find closure after more than 30 years.