Drugged driving, $3,300 credit card fraud among police activity

May 14, 2015

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PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 41-year-old Scottville man was arrested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for operating under the influence of drugs and possession of Xanax Wednesday, May 13, at 8:54 a.m., following reports of a reckless driver. The suspect was located driving erratically and stopped on US-10, west of Meyers Road, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

In a separate incident, the sheriff’s office responded to a credit card fraud complaint in the 9000 block of US-10 in Branch Township Wednesday at 11:45 a.m., in which the victim “reportedly had someone take out a Merrick bank card in his name and charge over $3,300 in charges,” Cole stated.

Other local law enforcement activity from Wednesday, May 13, 2015:

– 9:50 a.m., (MCSO), a 39-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for driving while license suspended and on a failure to appear warrant issued by the 79th District Court in Mason County following a traffic stop at US-10 and Nelson Road, PM Twp.

– 9:29 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), car-deer crash, Stiles and Fountain rds.

– 11:10 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 4500 block of US-10, Amber Twp.

– 11:14 p.m., (MSP), car-deer crash, Benson and Hansen rds., Branch Twp.

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