Several persons entered pleas Tuesday before Judge Susan K. Sniegowski in 51st Circuit Court. They will all be sentenced at a later date.
• Christine Marie Trombley, 47, 706 N. Delia St., pleaded guilty to attempting to carry a concealed weapon. She was arrested following a March 26 incident in Pere Marquette Township following a traffic stop. A .22 caliber pistol was found in the console of her car.
• Terry Lee Lange, no age or address available, pleaded guilty to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants, third offense. He was arrested following a April 4 traffic stop at Suttons Landing in Pere Marquette Township. Lange was currently housed in the Mason County Jail. Following an agreement for bond reduction by his attorney, the judge lowered his bond to $15,000, 10 percent and approved that he be released to an inpatient substance abuse treatment program at Sober Living. He will be monitored by GPS and tether. Any violations of the program and he will immediately be remanded to jail.
• Jeffrey Clay Young, 49, previously homeless now an inmate at the Mason County Jail, pleaded guilty to uttering and publishing a forged check and being a habitual offender, third offense. He was arrested following an April 7 incident at the Ludington Wesco when he tried to cash a check that wasn’t his. If Clay pays the $220.70 restitution before he is sentenced the prosecution agreed to reduce his up front jail time, proposed in the plea agreement, from nine months to seven months.
• Brandon Scot Deweerdt, 34, Shelby, pleaded guilty to attempting to carry a concealed weapon. He was arrested following a traffic stop on March 22 in Pere Marquette Township when a double-edged knife was found under the console of his vehicle.
• Obed Isaiah Gaytan, 30, 103 N. Reinberg St., Apt. No. 3, Scottville, pleaded guilty to uttering and publishing a counterfeit bill a the Scottville Wesco and the State Street E-Z Mart on March 20. Gayton told the court he tried to pass a $100 bill to by a soda pop.
• Todd Allen Smith, 47, Mears, pleaded guilty assaulting/resisting/obstructing an officer and use of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, following an incident December 8, 2018, in the U.S. National Forest. Following a request for bond reduction by his defense attorney the judge said she would take it under an advisement and render a decision.