Gladstone man sentenced in robbery case

Cory Michael Vanderlinden

Cory Michael Vanderlinden

A Gladstone man is now out of jail after his sentencing in a robbery case.

Twenty-six-year-old Cory Vanderlinden was sentenced this afternoon to 106 days in the Delta County Jail after pleading guilty to lying to a peace officer.

He had already served that much time in jail, and the judge gave him credit for his time served.

Vanderlinden will also have to pay nearly $600 in fines, restitution and court-appointed attorney’s fees.


Abby Beth Johnson

He’s one of three people involved in robbing the Grain ‘N’ Grape convenience store between Escanaba and Gladstone last August.

Twenty-year-old Abby Johnson of Escanaba has already been sentenced.

She’s serving concurrent sentences of 12 months for conspiracy to commit larceny in a building and 11 months for larceny of $1,000 to $20,000.

Annaelise Marie Ambrose

Annaelise Marie Ambrose

Twenty-two-year-old Annaelise Ambrose of Escanaba has pleaded guilty to attempted larceny in a building, and lying to a peace officer.

She’ll be sentenced on July 24th.

Ambrose was a clerk at the store.

She called police about the robbery, telling them that a man wearing a ski mask entered the store with a pistol and demanded money.