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Alpena man with history of drugs & stealing likely headed to prison

Submitted by on March 21, 2019 – 12:20 amNo Comment

An Alpena man with a history of drug abuse and stealing other people’s checks and credit cards has pleaded guilty to numerous charges relating to four new cases.

Joshua Philip Davis had pleaded guilty to stealing a credit card in the City of Alpena in September, 2017; a Salamander heater from Pace and Hong in January, 2018; a wallet and credit card in Ossineke Township in April, 2018; and a credit card in Alpena in September, 2018.

The 27 year-old also admitted to using a victim’s credit card on two occasions before he was caught.

Some other charges were dismissed as part of a settlement agreement.  Sentencing is scheduled for April 1.  As part of the plea deal, Davis is expected to receive a minimum of two years in prison with credit for time served.

Davis was convicted of writing fraudulent checks in 2010.  In 2013 he was convicted of writing a bad check and of stealing another persons ATM card.  In 2017 he was convicted of driving a vehicle while under the influence of drugs.