Suicidal man arrested for assaulting deputy

November 23, 2015

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PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 29-year-old Ludington man was arrested for resisting/opposing/assaulting a police officer Saturday, Nov. 21, at 10:21 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lancer Lane after Mason County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a “suicidal subject” involving a man with a knife cutting himself, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

“Upon arrival, the man reportedly rushed at his mother and assaulted a deputy who attempted to get between the man and his mother,” Cole said. “The man was treated at Spectrum Health/Ludington Hospital for self-inflicted cuts and then lodged in the Mason County Jail.

Other local law enforcement activity over the weekend, Nov. 20-22, 2015 includes:

Friday, Nov. 20, 2015:

– 12:59 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 3800 block of W. US 10/31, Amber Township.

– 4:13 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 5000 block of W. US 10, PM Township.

– 7 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Jagger Road west of Jebavy Drive, Hamlin Township.

– 7:37 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 5900 block of W. US 10, PM Township.

– 7:55 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, PM Hwy. south of US 10, PM Township.

– 11:51 a.m., (MCSO), damaged property, Mt. Vernon Dr., Amber Township.

– 5 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), three-car property damage accident, US-10 and US-31, Amber Twp.

– 5:33 p.m., (MCSO), a 16-year-old Custer male was cited into juvenile court on charges of unlawfully driving away of an automobile, joy riding, operating without a license and possession of tobacco following an investigation Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 3:33 a.m. when deputies responded to a “prowler” call in the 6500 block of North Tuttle Road in Sherman Township. During the investigation, deputies found a vehicle stuck in the mud and later identified the 16-year-old as the person who reportedly took the vehicle.

– 6:30 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, North US 31 and Freeman Road, Free Soil Township.

– 11:40 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Bryant Road and William Street, City of Ludington. An MCSO patrol car on an emergency run struck a deer causing significant damage to the patrol car.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015:

– 5:42 p.m., (MCSO), a 35-year-old Greenville man was arrested for driving while license suspended and on an outstanding felony warrant out of Kent County charging him with third-offense operating while intoxicated, PM Hwy. and Conrad Road, PM Township.

– 7:05 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, a vehicle lost control on an icy bridge, striking the bridge rail, no injuries, Jebavy Drive south of Jagger Road, Hamlin Township.

– 7:25 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, a vehicle lost control on an icy bridge, striking the bridge rail, no injuries, Jebavy Drive south of Jagger Road, Hamlin Township.

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015:

– 12:15 a.m., (MSP), one-car property damage accident, Reek Rd. and Ottawa Dr., Free Soil Township.

– 11:01 a.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $16.01 in fuel taken, 400 block of E. US 10 — Scottville EZ Mart, Custer Township.

– 8:18 p.m., (MSP), one-car property damage accident, Free Soil and Matson roads, Meade Township.

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