Facing five counts of embezzlement, Judge Byron Konschuh will be back in District Court tomorrow morning at 8:30am for what is expected to be the final round of the preliminary exam that began last month.
It was during Lapeer Days last year that the front man for the band The Calling, Alex Band, told police in Lapeer that he had been kidnapped and beaten. Last Friday the police arrested Christopher D. Gruno and arraigned him for armed robbery, assault with a dangerous weapon, and two counts of felony firearm.
Three Almont teens were arrested at a hospital in Wickenburg, Arizona last Wednesday afternoon. Almont Police Chief Pat Nael said that police arrested two brothers, Daniel and Brian Turnquist, ages 17 and 19, on kidnapping warrants issued by the Lapeer County Prosecutors Office. The boys were with Jordan Cole, an Almont 14 year-old whose parents reported her missing the previous Sunday.