Police activity heats up with injury crashes and water rescue.

June 20, 2016

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MASON COUNTY — Local law enforcement had an action-packed summer weekend, handling four crashes that involved injuries and a water rescue.

The first crash, which was a two-vehicle crash, occurred Friday, June 17, at 6:08 p.m., on US 10 west of Jebavy Drive in Pere Marquette Township. A 16-year-old Luservpro_springstead_022616dington boy was injured when he pulled his moped into the path of an eastbound vehicle traveling on US 10. The boy was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital by Life EMS for non-life threatening injuries. The Mason County Sheriff’s Office handled the investigation.

On Saturday, June 18, at 3:02 p.m., there was a ​two-vehicle crash on US 10 and Meyers Road in Amber Township. A 68-year-old Ludington woman was injured when she was rear-ended as she sat at a red light. She was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to MCSO.

A 32-year-old Scottville man was rescued from the Pere Marquette River east of Scottville in Custer Township Saturday at 5:11 p.m. after he was found intoxicated and clinging to a tree. MCSO, the DNR, the Scottville Police Department, the Scottville Fire Department and Life EMS all responded.

A 52-year-old Ann Arbor man and his 68-year-old female passenger from Ypsilanti were both treated at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital for non-life threatening injuries after the side by side the man was operating overturned Saturday at 5:55 p.m. ​in the 2900 block of W. Countyline Road in Grant Township. The man was also arrested by sheriff’s deputies on two outstanding Mason County warrants charging him with larceny and assault stemming from a November 2015 complaint.

On Sunday, June 19, at 3:02 p.m., the sheriff’s office responded to a ​motorcycle crash involving injuries on Lakeshore Drive and Decker Road in Hamlin Township. A 64-year-old Findlay, Ohio woman was injured when she struck a cable line with her vehicle which had come off a pole after it was struck by a falling tree. She was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital for her injuries.

Other police activity over the weekend includes:

Friday, June 17, 2016:

– 2:45 a.m., (Michigan State Police), a 54-year-old Ludington man was arrested for domestic assault, 200 block of Melendy St., City of Ludington.

– 12:15 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Jebavy  Drive and Jagger Road, Hamlin Township.

– 2:31 p.m., (MCSO), trespassing, subject left when asked, 2000 block of N. US 31, Sherman Township.

– 4 p.m., ​(MCSO), marine complaint, jet skis operating in no-wake zone, Bass Lake Outlet, Summit Township.

– 4:30 p.m., (MSP), property damage crash, US 10-31 and Brye Road, Amber Township.

Saturday, June 18, 2016:

– 12:10 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Hansen and Tuttle roads, Custer Township.

– 1:29 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer and Townline roads,  Sherman Township.

– 2:24 a.m., (MCSO), an 18 year-old Hart man was arrested for retail fraud at Wal Mart, 4800 block of W. US 10, PM Township.

– 5:46 a.m., (MCSO), a 24-year-old Grand Rapids man was arrested for larceny from a building for allegedly stealing a bottle of vodka from the Airport Shell, and a 28-year-old Baldwin man was arrested for open intoxicants in a motor vehicle at First and Madison streets, City of Ludington. The two were arrested following a “be on the lookout” for a vehicle regarding the reported theft of liquor.

– 8:06 a.m., (MCSO), a 26-year-old Grand Rapids man was arrested for possession of marijuana and driving while license suspended (DWLS) after an MCSO deputy clocked the suspect vehicle at 101 mph in a 70-mph zone at US 31 and Chauvez Road in PM Township. His 27 year-old passenger, also from Grand Rapids, was also arrested for possession of marijuana. The vehicle was eventually stopped on Brye Road south of US10-31.

– 11:54 p.m., (MCSO), a 34-year-old Scottville man was arrested for DWLS & possession of marijuana and his passenger, a 19 year-old Scottville man, was arrested for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop, US 10 and US 31 on-ramp, Amber Township.

– 3:40 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, US 31 and Forest Trail, Free Soil Township.

– 8:16 p.m., (MSP), a 45-year-old Shelby man was arrested for transporting open intoxicants, PM Hwy. and First St., PM Township.

Sunday, June 19, 2016:

– 12:19 a.m., ​(MCSO), a 16-year-old Ludington youth was cited to appear in juvenile court for possession of marijuana and an 18-year-old Fountain man was arrested for possession of marijuana following a call of illegal camping on state land, Lakeshore Drive and Bradshaw Road, PM Township.

– 1:10 a.m., (MSP), a suspect is under investigation following a domestic assault, 4000 block of Barothy Road, Branch Township.

– 4:55 a.m., (MCSO), a 27-year-old Louisville, Kentucky man was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant out of Newaygo County after MCSO deputies responded to assist Ludington police officers at a large party where numerous subjects fled on foot, Madison and Water streets, City of Ludington.

– 1:20 p.m., (MSP), one-car property damage crash, Scottville and Kistler roads, Riverton Township

– 2:55 p.m., (MCSO), a 34-year-old Ludington woman was arrested on an outstanding Wexford County Friend of the Court warrant following a traffic stop, Maple Sreet and Reinberg Avenue, City of Scottville.

– 7:54 p.m., (MCSO), a 52 year-old Ludington man was arrested for second-offense DWLS following a traffic stop DWLS, Kinney Road east of PM Hwy., Summit Township.

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