probation violation

Repeated probation violations land Belding woman in prison

A Belding woman will spend from eight months to four years with the Michigan Department of Corrections because she contacted her victim in a gun case a total of 85 times, after the judge explicitly ordered her not to.

Stephanie Ruth Johnston, 20, pleaded guilty Oct. 5 to a probation violation. She appeared for sentencing before Ionia County Circuit Court Judge Ronald Schafer by Polycom from the Ionia County Jail.

Belding woman allegedly violates probation less than 2 weeks after sentencing

A Belding woman who was sentenced in Ionia County Circuit Court earlier this month was back before the judge two weeks later for allegedly violating the terms of her probation.

Stephanie Ruth Johnston, 20, appeared in court Sept. 21 from the Ionia County Jail via Polycom for a show cause hearing on a probation violation.

Easton Township woman gets county year for probation violation

After telling a young woman it was “heartbreaking” to see her choose to go back to using drugs, an Ionia County judge sentenced her to a year in jail for violating probation.

Elizabeth Elaine Raymond, 36, of Easton Township appeared before Judge Suzanne Kreeger in the Ionia County Circuit Court on June 22 via Zoom from the Kent County Jail.