Man Bound Over To St. Clair County Circuit Court
September 12th, 2012
A Capac councilman charged with criminal sexual conduct has been bound over to St. Clair County Circuit Court. Gregory VanNeste was bound over on a number of criminal sexual conduct counts. VanNeste was originally charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, kidnapping, felonious assault and felony firearm – two more counts were added at the preliminary examination. District Judge Cynthia Platzer presided over the proceeding which was held in a closed courtroom yesterday. Judge Platzer allowed one person to remain in the courtroom to support the 15 year old victim who testified, as well as one police officer.