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Manhunt ends in wanted man’s arrest

Manhunt ends in wanted man’s arrest

By Pat Maurer Joel Benes, 33 of Gladwin and formerly of Clare, was arrested Wednesday in Gladwin County in connection with an auto theft (unlawful driving away of a motor…

Woman gets probation for cemetery assault

Woman gets probation for cemetery assault

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Christie Rebecca Austin, 44, of Evart has been sentenced for her part in the assault of Kollin Love, 23 of Harrison on June 17, 2017. She…

Mecosta B & E’s lead to Clare arrest

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Michigan State Police investigation of thefts from a storage facility in Mecosta County’s Big Rapids Township June 20th led to the location and arrest of…

Clare convict charged in Carolina murder

Clare convict charged in  Carolina murder

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Erick Young, 36, formerly of Gladwin has reportedly confessed to murdering a South Carolina man, Lawrence Gaugenbaugh at a residence there. Young has a long history…

Husted sent to prison

Husted sent to prison

Jillian Renea Husted, 39, of Harrison, was sentenced Monday by Judge Roy Mienk in the Clare County Circuit Court to 18 months to 10 years in prison. On May 17,…

Police seek owners of stolen goods

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare Police Chief Brian Gregory announced last Friday that series of vehicle larcenies on April 24th has been resolved and stolen property recovered.He said, “We have…

Cemetery assault gets Ostrander 8 to 20 years

Cemetery assault gets Ostrander 8 to 20 years

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Brett Anthony Ostrander, 50 of Gladwin County, will serve eight to 20 years in prison for his part in the assault of a Gladwin man in…

Traffic stop leads to meth arrests

Traffic stop leads  to meth arrests

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A traffic stop by Clare County Sheriff’s deputies on Spruce and Lake Streets in Harrison led to the driver’s arrest and three more arrests, all for…

Gotwalt sentenced for meth lab

Gotwalt sentenced for meth lab

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Jeremy Lee Gotwalt, 30 of Lake, was sentenced to prison by Circuit Court Judge Thomas Evans Monday for operating a meth lab, weapons charges and as…

Clare man accused of driving drunk with children in car

Clare man accused of driving drunk with children in car

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Adam J. Chapman, 37 of Clare, is facing felony charges after he was stopped by Bay County Sheriff’s deputies stopped him for drunk driving in Bay…

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