UPDATE: Lansing party bus owner sentenced to 1 year

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LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - The owner of a Lansing party bus company was back in court on Thursday for sentencing for not having insurance.

Christopher Staggs has also been previously accused of trying to escape police custody.

A jury found him guilty in June on a misdemeanor charge of not having insurance on a motor vehicle.

Thursday in court, he was sentenced to one year with a credit for 65 days. Judge Clarizio called the case "unusual and extraordinary."

He was supposed to be sentenced last month but he was hit with new charges for trying to escape from police custody on June 27.

Staggs first came under fire in October of last year when a group of MSU students rented two buses from him for a trip to an apple orchard.

The students were stranded after police stopped the buses, and found they were not insured.

News 10's Alani Letang will have full coverage of the sentencing and all of the details from the case tonight at 6 PM.

In the meantime, check out our other coverage on this story with the links provided.