Court sees sentencing, cases bound over

ALPENA — A 32-year-old Alpena man receives sentencing for domestic violence in the 88th Alpena District Court on Wednesday.

Earl Lewandowski pleaded guilty to one count of domestic violence charges and one count of interfering with electronic communication for a violent incident involving his significant other back in 2023. Additionally, Lewandowski also received a sentence for bond violations of his no-contact order.

District court Judge Alan Curtis sentenced Lewandoski to 93 days of incarceration for the domestic violence charge, 12 months probation for interfering with electronic communication, and 15 days incarceration for the bond violation though he also ended the no contact order at the victim’s request.

Also in court on Wednesday:

∫ Cheyenne Villeneuve had her case bound over to the Alpena 26th Circuit Court.

Villeneuve is currently facing two counts of assaulting a police officer and one count of disturbing the peace.

During her examination, Villeneuve requested that she be released on a personal recognizance bond, however, Judge Curtis denied her request citing past failures on her part to appear before the court. Taking into consideration some medical concerns raised by Villeneuve, Judge Curtis lowered the bond total to a $1,500 10% bond.

∫ Andrew Brilinski had his case bound over to the Alpena 26th Circuit Court.

Brilinski is facing one count of possession of methamphetamines.


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