Gladstone man who stole trailer in Escanaba sentenced to 23 months in prison

DELTA COUNTY, Mich. (WLUC) - A man accused of stealing a trailer from an Escanaba business was sentenced to prison Monday in Delta County Circuit Court.

Jason Couillard, 37, received 23 months to five years in prison. He pleaded guilty to one count of larceny - $1,000 but less than $20,000.

On December 16, around 9:30 PM, a deputy from the Delta County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop on Couillard’s vehicle for an equipment violation. Couillard was pulling a trailer at the time of the stop on County Road 420.

It was discovered the trailer had just been stolen from an Escanaba business. Bolt cutters were found inside Couillard’s vehicle.

The trailer was returned to its owner.

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