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Oceana County Prosecutor Releases Criminal Arrest / Charges Total from Electric Forest in Rothbury

Despite the record turnout this year, there were actually fewer criminal arrests and charges stemming from the Electric Forest Festival this year.  The Oceana County Prosecutor (Joe Bizon) in Hart, MI, told the media (click here for story) that the police investigated more than 70 incidents at the Festival, but ended up seeking charges against […]

What’s the big deal with the Sherwood Forest at the Electric Forest Festival?

Here is virtual walk through of the Sherwood Forest (click here), which gives a glimpse into what makes this concert so unique and entertaining.

Electric Forest Festival – Know Your Rights (video) re Drug Charges

Check out our video on the Electric Forest Festival (click here).  If you are approached by the police or charged with a drug charge at the festival, it is important for you to know your rights.

Update: Traffic stops and arrests at the Electric Forest Festival

The festival is now under way and the weather today (Friday) is beautiful here in West Michigan.  Some people, however, might not have been fortunate enough to make it all the way to the festival yesterday.  Word on the street is that there were nearly 50 traffic stops along I-94 yesterday, where it seems the […]

Early Update on Electric Forest Festival

Gary K. Springstead Concertgoers heading out to the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Michigan, can camp at the Double JJ ranch at the Good Life before the concert starts, beginning as early as Weds. (click here for more information).  You might want to consider this just to beat the traffic. (click here for more information […]


FAQ’s About Arrests or Tickets from the Electric Forest Festival Gary K. Springstead If you have been arrested or received a ticket at the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, the attorneys at Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law will be on-call 24/7 for this years Electric Forest Festival.  Every year (we have been handling festival cases since Electric Forest […]

Assault and Battery: A Misunderstood Crime

An assault is the placing of a person in fear of imminent bodily harm; the harm is referred to as the battery (an unwanted physical touching). These cases often arise as one would ordinarily envision, an all-out brawl. However, instances of heated arguments among family or friends can also be considered an assault and battery. […]

The risks of underage drunk driving (DUI OWI OUIL High BAC) in Grand Rapid MI

Underage drinking and driving is dangerous for all involved.  (See article).  It is both a public and personal safety issue.  Nobody should get in the car with somebody who has had too much to drink.   #dui   #duiattorney   #duilawyer   #drunkdriving  #drunkdrivinggrandrapids  #grandvalleystateuniversity #ferrisstateuniversity

Drunk Driving (DUI – OWI – OUIL -High BAC) in Grand Rapids on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is always a blast, especially after the record winter we have had.  People are ready to get out and have some fun.  (link to Irish on Ionia).  Just remember to be safe.  Have a designated driver or call a cab.  You won’t regret it.  Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law. (616) 458-5500. #dui […]

How to Avoid a Drunk Driving (DUI – OWI – OUIL – High BAC) in Grand Rapids, Michigan (61st District Court)

The police are going to be out in full force this busy weekend in Grand Rapids.  Don’t believe me?  See article.   With Laughfest and St. Patrick’s day, don’t take any chances, use a designated driver or a taxi.  It is much cheaper than facing drunk driving charges.  If you do need an attorney, call Springstead […]