Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Nothing of note to report

There is nothing of note to report from the last 24 hours.  Enjoy opening day of deer bow season and be safe out there, regardless of whether you are in the woods or on the roads.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Hit and Run reported in Bingham Township

Leelanau County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a crash that took out a mailbox in the 4000 block of S West Bay Shore Drive last Tuesday night.  It was reported to police yesterday.  The homeowner told investigators that their mailbox was damaged and the side mirror to the suspect vehicle was left behind in the yard.

Anyone with information regarding the hit and run crash is asked to call Leelanau County Dispatch at 231-256-8800, call the tip line at 231-256-8696 or email the confidential tip line at

Found kayak on Little Glen Lake reported

If you lost a kayak or know someone that did on Little Glen Lake in the last week, please contact Leelanau County Dispatch.  One was reported as found on Monday and is being kept by the finder until it is claimed.  Describe the missing kayak and we will direct you to it.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Three sent to jail from District Court Friday

Andrew M. Collier, 22, of Traverse City, was sentenced to 93 days in jail after being convicted of Operating While Intoxicated following an April 6 crash in Bingham Township.
Collier had a High Blood Alcohol Content after the crash and was treated at Munson Medical Center for his injuries.

Stefani L. Gagnon, 34, Bingham Township, surrendered at court on a probation violation bench warrant.  She then pleaded guilty to the probation violation and was sentenced to 6 days in jail which was held in abeyance.  Gagnon was originally convicted of Domestic Violence and Malicious Destruction of Property under $200.

Traci K. Apsey, 51, Empire, surrendered on a bond violation bench warrant.  She later pleaded guilty to being a Disorderly Person and Operating While Intoxicated charges were dismissed.  Apsey was arrested in front of her home after citizen complaints of her driving drunk in Glen Arbor on July 26. 

She was released on $100 personal recognizance bond after serving the weekend in jail and will be sentenced on October 10.