Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 20, 2013

Drunk driver sent to prison

TRAVERSE CITY — A man will spend 16 to 24 months in prison after a drunken joy ride through Suttons Bay ended with him assaulting an emergency medical technician.

Marcell William Schocko, 20, was sentenced Tuesday in 13th Circuit Court for assaulting, resisting and obstructing a police officer and operating while intoxicated.

Police clocked Schocko driving 105 mph in the village on Dec. 7. He crashed the car in a wooded area along M-22.

Schocko was pulled from the vehicle, then assaulted an emergency medical technician, police said.

He was previously convicted of aggravated assault and home invasion for separate incidents in 2010.



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