Bay City Crime
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Recent Crime News
Thursday Jul 30 | via MLive.com
A 33-year-old Bay City woman has pleaded guilty to a felony after police accused her of stealing another's identity to buy merchandise from Kmart and a convenience store. Kathryn A. Janowicz in early July pleaded guilty to one count of illegal use or sale of a financial transaction device. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via MLive.com
A Bay City couple is charged with life offenses for reportedly robbing two Louisiana men at gunpoint in an area motel. Bay County District Judge Timothy J. Kelly on Monday, July 27, arraigned Jesse R. Martinez and Heather M. Malone on a charge of armed robbery, a life offense. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via MLive.com
A Bay City man is no longer facing criminal charges after the pregnant girlfriend who initially said he cut her with a knife reneged on her story. The preliminary examination of Joseph A. Simmons , 32, was to commence Wednesday, July 22. His alleged victim, however, failed to appear for the hearing. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 22 | via ABC2 Maryland
He was living the good life---working hard, running a business and enjoying the fruits of his labor like this stately house in Randallstown, when police discovered the body of 51-year old Lonnie Paye, Jr. lying dead on the floor of his home with a gunshot wound. The question then became who would have a motive to kill the successful contractor, but his family had little doubt over a possible suspect. Comment?
Sunday Jul 19 | via MLive.com
An 86-year-old Mount Pleasant man will face federal charges after, police allege, he fired a handgun in his home after an argument with his 18-year-old great-grandson. The 86-year-old man faces prosecution in U.S. Federal Court in Bay City because the altercation happened on the Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Reservation, and the teen is a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via MLive.com
Freed from prison less than a year ago, a Bay City man is facing three new felonies due to police alleging he sliced his pregnant girlfriend with a knife. About 11:32 a.m. on Sunday, July 5, police responded to the 1900 block of South Euclid Avenue after receiving a complaint of a woman being assaulted with a knife. Comment?
Friday Jul 10 | via MLive.com
The trial of Chad A. Sibley, 8th Ward commissioner, on a charge of larceny less than $200 was slated to begin Thursday, July 9. Due to Bay County District Judge Timothy J. Kelly having an older case to preside over, the trial was rescheduled to commence with jury selection on Thursday, Aug. 13. Sibley's charge is punishable by up to 93 days in jail and a $500 fine, or three times the value of what was stolen. Sibley has said he could have pleaded guilty or gone forward with the jury trial, and he believes he is not guilty. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 7 | via MLive.com
The week before her trial was to begin, a Bay City mom accused of throwing a tantrum that involved attacking her son with a broom opted to accept a plea offer rather than face a jury. Heidi J. Morley , 49, on Wednesday, July 1, appeared before Bay County Circuit Judge Joseph K. Sheeran and pleaded guilty to single counts of attempted assault with a dangerous weapon and attempted assaulting, resisting, or obstructing police. Comment?
Jul 3, 2015 | via WNEM-TV Saginaw
Cincinnati city and police officials are expected to discuss this weekend's melee at Fountain Square in a press conference Monday afternoon. Mayor John Cranley, City Manager Harry Black and Chief Jeffrey Blackwell will address the media at 2 p.m. inside City Hall, 801 Plum St. In the latest violent incident to grab headlines in the days leading up to the July 14 All-Star Game, seven people were arrested in a melee on Fountain Square over the holiday weekend. Comment?
Jul 1, 2015 | via MLive.com
A 44-year-old Bay City woman accused of stealing 12 people's identities - then turning around and scamming her partner in the racket - has the chance to avoid jail time, but she owes five figures in restitution. Bay County Chief Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt on Monday, June 29, sentenced Cindy L. Hadd to three years' probation and ordered her to pay $14,214.16 in restitution, plus $300 in court costs. Comment?
Jun 29, 2015 | via MLive.com
A Bay City man who police say broke into a home, then rammed his car into a truck containing a woman and two children to escape, is heading to prison. Bay County Chief Circuit Judge Kenneth W. Schmidt on Friday, June 26, sentenced Jeffrey A. Lowe , 47, to 30 months to five years in prison. Comment?
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