• Kzoo man sentenced for illegally buying 28 guns

    2 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A Kalamazoo man was sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for using a stolen identity to buy dozens of handguns.
    David Tillman Deloach, 39, was sentenced to 58 months in prison after pleading guilty on Tuesday to aggravated identity theft, felon in possession of firearms and making false statements during the purchase of firearms charges, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Michigan.
    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosion investigation started after two guns were found in Deloach's car when...
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  • GR man sentenced to prison for accosting children

    GR man sentenced to prison for accosting children

    2 days ago - By Wood TV

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - A man who accosted children on Grand Rapids' northwest side last year has been sentenced to prison.
    On July 27, Franklin Farley was sentenced to up to 30 years in prison for one count of kidnapping and one count of kidnapping-child enticement, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections. He had pleaded guilty to both counts on May 23 .
    Farley, 40, was arrested in August of last year. Grand Rapids police say there were at least five incidents in which he tried to lure away boys between the ages of 5 and 13 and that in at least one case, he implied he was...
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  • Man sentenced in stabbing death of girlfriend

    Man sentenced in stabbing death of girlfriend

    2 days ago - By Wood TV

    WHITE CLOUD, Mich. - A man who stabbed his girlfriend and let her bleed for hours before she died in their home near Hardy Dam Pond in 2021 was sentenced to years in prison.
    On Aug. 2, James Sprowls, 66, was sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for manslaughter in Newaygo County District Court, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections.
    Sprowls stabbed and killed 35-year-old Shannon Brown on Nov. 24, 2021, at their home in Big Prairie Township, near Hardy Dam Pond.
    Man stabbed girlfriend, let her bleed to death, authorities say
    Court records show Sprowls told deputies he was...
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