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Posted on Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 9:35 a.m.

Sentencing rescheduled for man who testified against break-in crew

By John Counts

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Jeffrey Arthur Schuh, Jeffrey Aron Schuh, Quang Nguyen, Steven Colwell

The 25-year-old Lima Township man who testified against three members of a break-in crew had his sentencing rescheduled for May 8, according to court records.

Steven Colwell was originally scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 20.

Colwell is expected to receive two to 15 years in prison in exchange for his testimony. He pleaded guilty to five counts of second-degree home invasion.

Colwell testified that he broke into houses and stole numerous items along with Jeffrey Arthur Schuh, 54; his son Jeffrey Aron Schuh, 20, both of Dexter; and Quang Nguyen, 19, of Ypsilani Township, to feed his heroin habit.

Colwell, the younger Schuh and Nguyen broke into nine homes and the elder Schuh served as a lookout on three of those occasions, according to Colwell’s testimony. The crew allegedly stole a wide range of items: foreign coins, two-dollar bills, equestrian trophies, jewelry, silver goblets, electronics, cash, a guitar and custom-made brass bullets.

The Schuhs have a trial scheduled in May, according to court records.

John Counts covers cops and courts for He can be reached at or you can follow him on Twitter.



Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 4:07 p.m.

I'm anxiously awaiting the trial of the younger Schuh. Anybody who destroys property with their own feces should have the book thrown at them.


Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 10:50 p.m.

The book? "Everyone Poops".

Homeland Conspiracy

Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 10:19 p.m.

Potty training manual ?

Nicholas Urfe

Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 9:44 p.m.

What book?

Homeland Conspiracy

Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 3:07 p.m.

We've all heard of giving addicts methadone to curb the cravings and help them get off drugs for good, but the British government is taking it a step further. In the UK, they're treating heroin addicts by giving them heroin on the government's dime. Providing heroin to addicts as part of a treatment program cuts down on heroin use and the crime that can accompany a desperate drug addiction. The study went on to say that the use of street heroin was down 75 percent and crime related to obtaining the drug dropped two-thirds. Whether or not getting heroin off the streets in this controversial way will have a long-term positive effects remains to be seen. just an idea because the way the US is dealing with this is not working.

Homeland Conspiracy

Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 3:41 p.m.

Sadly I can't find an answer to your question. Maybe you can do some research & find the answer


Sat, Feb 23, 2013 : 3:16 p.m.

Did total number of addicts increase or decrease is the question? Did they stay relatively the same?