Appeals Court affirms conviction of Sanford man in stabbing at Midland hotel

“A state Court of Appeals has upheld a jury’s conviction of a Sanford man serving 17 months to four years for felonious assault,” reports The Bay City Times.

“Aaron K. Miller, 42, claimed he was denied a fair trial because the victim, Ryan Hackler, failed to show up to testify.

“A jury convicted Miller of one count of felonious assault stemming from the Oct. 27, 2006, stabbing at Valley Plaza Resort, 5221 Bay City Road in Midland.”