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Thayer faces felony charges

Thayer faces felony charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent A Union Township woman, Mackenzie Susan Thayer, 19, is facing two felony charges and two misdemeanors charges in Isabella County Court for the hit and run…

Toddler okay after hit by truck

By Pat Maurer Correspondent “Great news! The boy is okay,” Clare County Undersheriff Dwayne Miedzianowski said in a follow-up email after reporting a personal injury accident in Surrey Township Monday.…

Trespassing complaint leads to meth arrest

Trespassing complaint leads to meth arrest

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Clare County Deputies responding to a trespassing complaint at an address in the 6000 block of East Townline Road around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon discovered an…

Police academy visits Capitol

Police academy visits Capitol

By Pat Maurer Correspondent One of the highlights of the Clare Youth Police Academy this year was a trip to Lansing Wednesday, where the class had a chance to tour…

Man sentenced for smuggling drugs in to prison for son convicted of Clare crime

A 65-year-old man was sentenced to three months in jail last week after attempting to smuggle opioid pain medication to his son, a prisoner at the Central Michigan Correctional Facility…

Curtis held on charges

Curtis held on charges

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Michael Curtis, 48, of Gladwin, is behind bars facing charges of stealing a vehicle in Alpena, fleeing a traffic stop, intoxication while driving and with driving…

Two charged for theft

Two charged for theft

By Pat Maurer Correspondent Two men from Leroy; Nathan Wanstead, 32, and Nathan Wheelock, 19, were arrested around 1 a.m. Monday after Clare County Sheriff’s deputies stopped the GMC Sierra…

One arrested, several sought for auto thefts

One arrested, several sought for auto thefts

By Pat Maurer Correspondent One man has been arrested and “several” others are sought in connection with auto theft in Shepherd. Benjamin Benchley, 17, of Shepherd, is one of several…

Hempel’s murder charge reduced

Hempel’s murder charge  reduced

By Pat Maurer Correspondent In a plea deal this week, Angela Hempel, 31 of Farwell, pled guilty to lying to police, concealing death and as an accessory after the fact…

Pouillon sentenced to 40-65

Pouillon sentenced to 40-65

By Pat Maurer Correspondent The Owosso man who pled guilty last month of the March, 2015 murder of his mother and assault with the intent to murder his father was…