Ludington woman arrested after ‘taunting,’ slapping deputy

August 17, 2015

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HAMLIN TWP. — A 52-year-old Ludington woman was arrested Saturday, Aug. 15, shortly after midnight on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting and opposing arrest in the 3300 block of North Halls Road after allegedly “taunting” Mason County Sheriff’s deputies and slapping one of them on the arm, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

Deputies were called to an “intoxicated driver” call and while speaking with the complainant, the suspect (who was not associated with the reported drunk driver) approached police and started taunting them. “She was advised to go inside, but instead approached the deputies and the original complainant and slapped the deputy across his arm,” Cole said. She was lodged in the Mason County Jail

The following is other Mason County Sheriff’s Office weekend activity, Aug. 14-16, 2015:

Friday, Aug. 14:

12:32 p.m., larceny of a wallet, 4800 block of US-10, Walmart, Pere Marquette Twp.

1:54 p.m., one-vehicle crash, no injuries, PM Hwy. and Iris Road, PM Twp.

4:18 p.m., damaged property – windshield, 600 block of S. PM Hwy., PM Twp., a warrant is being requested for a 26-year-old Ludington man.

4:50 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US-10 and Walhalla Road, Branch Twp.

5:20 p.m., gas drive-off, $21.55 in fuel taken, 5900 block of W. US-10 — Ludington EZ Mart PM Twp.

5:50 pm., larceny of cell phone, 5200 block of W. US-10, Amber Twp.

Saturday, Aug. 15:

4:35 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US-10 and Jebavy Dr., PM Twp.

5:09 p.m., a 17-year-old Ludington man was arrested for retail fraud, 4800 block of W. US-10 — Walmart, PM Twp.

6:36 PM one-vehicle crash, no injuries, US-10/31 east of Brye Rd., Amber Twp.

Sunday, Aug. 16:

11:16 a.m., breaking and entering, Yonker and Taylor roads, Mead Twp. The break-in occurred within the past month.

1:04 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Deer and Larson roads, Sheridan Twp.

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