3 arrested over holiday by sheriff’s office

January 2, 2014

A 30-year-old Branch woman was arrested on a felony warrant New Year’s Eve following a traffic stop at 1:33 p.m. at 143 N. Jebavy Dr. in Pere Marquette Township. Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office made the traffic stop for an equipment violation and ended up arresting a passenger in the vehicle for an outstanding probation violation stemmed from a drug conviction in Allegan County. The woman was lodged in the Mason County Jail awaiting extradition to Allegan County.

A 23-year-old Ludington man was arrested in a separate incident Dec. 31 following a traffic stop at 8:13 p.m. near the intersection of U.S. 31 and LaSalle Road in Grant Township. The driver was charged with possession of marijuana and lodged in the Mason County Jail.

A 34-year-old Scottville man was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended, third offense, following a traffic stop at 2:15 a.m. near the intersection of U.S. 10 and PM Hwy. in PM Twp. The man was lodged in the Mason County Jail.

Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office on Dec. 31, 2013 and Jan. 1, 2014 include:

Dec. 31:

– 9 a.m.: Two vehicle rear-end crash, no injuries, Rath Ave. and Ludington Ave., City of Ludington.

– 9 a.m.: One vehicle crash, no injuries, Lakeshore Dr. and Jagger Rd., Hamlin Twp.

– 11:43 p.m.: Traffic stop resulting in 18-year-old Ludington man being cited for minor in possession of alcohol, Jebavy Dr. and Rasmussen Rd., PM Twp.

Jan. 1

– 12:44 a.m.: Two vehicle broadside crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 west of Jebavy Dr., PM Twp.

– 9:52 a.m.: A 25-year-old Ludington man was cited for having an open alcohol container in a vehicle following a fall for a suspicious vehicle at Washington Ave. and Virnetta Dr. in PM Twp.

– 7:10 p.m.: Assist to Michigan State Police on an assault complaint, 11000 block of North U.S. 31, Grant Twp.

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