Burgess sentenced to probation under HYTA

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IRON MOUNTAIN, Mich. (WLUC) - The driver in an Iron Mountain pickup truck theft was sentenced Monday in Dickinson County Circuit Court.

Samuel Burgess, 17, pled no contest to one count of unlawful driving away a motor vehicle. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation under the Youthful Holmes Trainee Act. If he shows good behavior, Burgess will not have to serve 3 months jail time. He does have 59 days credited.

Police were called out September 18 when a pickup truck crashed into a power pole. The truck was stolen from the North side of Iron Mountain just before the accident.

Police suspect the Burgess and the passenger, Lucas Schoen used a different truck to damage the North side Baseball Field.

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