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Love intimidated witness

Published 7:16pm Sunday, January 22, 2012

CASSOPOLIS — Cass County Prosecutor Victor Fitz announced Friday that a Dowagiac man, Charles Love Jr., 34, of 206 South Lowe St., pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of witness intimidation/bribing/interfering, domestic violence as a third offense and malicious destruction of property less than $200 as habitual offender third.
These offenses occurred between Dec. 5 and Jan. 7 at 206 South Lowe St. Dowagiac Police Department investigated the case. Love will be sentenced in front of Circuit Judge Michael E. Dodge on a date to be set by the court. The maximum penalty for witness intimidation is four years and/or $5,000. For domestic violence as a third offense, the maximum penalty is two years and/or $2,500. For MDOP under $200, the maximum penalty is 93 days and/or $500. As an habitual offender third, Love faces double the maximum penalty on both the witness intimidation charge and the domestic violence as a third offense.
Resisting an officer, interfering with an electronic communications device and disturbing the peace, as well as habitual offender fourth, were dismissed as part of the plea.

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