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Nagy, Wiggins sentenced to prison Monday

Zolton Michael Nagy III and Perry Dean Wiggins were sentenced in Circuit Court Monday by Judge Roy Mienk.

Nagy was charged last March for possession of drugs and shooting at a passing train, was sentenced to prison time by Judge Roy Mienk, despite a recommendation that he serve time in jail.

He was charged with Weapons Discharge from Vehicle and two counts of Assault with a Dangerous and with Possession of Methamphetamine and Controlled Substance Possession/Analogues. The Defendant had been caught shooting at a passing train in Surrey Township and when he was arrested he was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and Diazapam.

Nagy entered a no contest plea on April 9 to Possession of Methamphetamine, Weapons – Discharge from a Motor Vehicle, and Assault with a Dangerous Weapon; with the remaining counts being dismissed.

At his sentencing, the recommendation was for one-year in jail. At the Prosecution’s request, Judge Mienk deviated from that recommendation and sentenced the defendant to prison including  1 year with credit for 61 days served; and 23 months to 4 years with credit for 61 days served, both sentences to run concurrently.

He also will pay $640.00 Restitution to Great Lakes Central Railroad, $136 in state costs,$130 Crime Victim Rights Fee and $1600 in fines, costs, and court appointed attorney fees.

Wiggins was arrested and charged in November, 2011 with Conspiracy to Deliver Methamphetamine, 2nd or subsequent offense and as a habitual offender 4th offense.

On February 2, the Defendant entered a no contest plea to the charge, with the habitual offender 4th offense dismissed. (The habitual offender notice was dismissed because the law prevents us from sentencing as a 2nd or subsequent offender and habitual offender

Judge Mienk sentenced Wiggins to prison for 4 years 3 months to 40 years with credit for 1 day served. He will pay fines and costs including: $350 to BAYANET, $68 State Costs, $130 Crime Victim Rights fee and $1500 fines, costs, and court appointed attorney fees.