Weekend police activity includes crashes, lost hiker, assault, drunk driving.

May 30, 2017
Weekend police activity includes crashes, lost hiker, assaults, drunk driving. 
Area law enforcement was kept busy over the weekend, responding to several vehicle crashes, a lost hiker, assaults, and drunk driving, among other incidents.
Friday, May 26, 2017:
  • 7:45 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), vehicle crash, no injuries, 500 block of North Washington Street, City of Ludington.
  • 8:52 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), fraud, 5000 block of Rasmussen Road, Pere Marquette Township. The victim reported that an unknown person took out a Comcast account in their name with a bill of over $900.
  • 8:59 a.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 700 block of Sherman Oaks Drive, City of Ludington.
  • 9:19 a.m., (Michigan State Police), larceny of a check, 2000 block of Tallman Lake Road, Village of Fountain. The case is under investigation.
  • 11:27 a.m., (MSP), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10-31 and Amber Road, Amber Township.
  • 3:05 p.m., (MCSO), assault, 100 block of North Stiles Road, Amber Township. It’s alleged that a 43-year-old Ludington man in this case was seeking retribution for the assault with a pipe from the night before on his brother who was flown to a hospital.
  • 5:23 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Pere Marquette Highway and US 31 off-ramp, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 5:35 p.m., (MCSO), a 56-year-old Ludington man was arrested for retrial fraud, Meijer, 3900 block of West US 10, Amber Township.
  • 6:58 p.m. (MCSO), gas drive-off, $35.03 stolen, Ludington EZ Mart, 5900 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 10 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US 31 south of US 10, Amber Township.
Saturday, May 27, 2017:
  • 12:40 a.m., (MCSO), a 57-year-old Ludington man was arrested for operating while intoxicated following a traffic stop, US 10 near the US 31 Freeway, Amber Township.
  • 2:25 a.m., (MSP), disorderly person, 2000 block of North Tallman Lake Road, Village of Fountain.
  • 11:02 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US 31 north of the Pere Marquette Highway exit ramp, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 12:15 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, US 31 and Sugar Grove Road, Sherman Township.
  • 12:57 p.m., (MSP), breaking and entering and malicious destruction of a trailer, 5000 block of East Bennett Road, Meade Township.
  • 4:53 p.m., (LPD), malicious destruction of property (MDOP), 500 block of East Foster Street, City of Ludington.
  • 9:45 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer Road south of Free Soil Road, Free Soil Township.
  • 9:45 p.m., (LPD), liquor inspection, 200 block of East Ludington Avenue, City of Ludington.
  • 9:50 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, US 10 and Darr Road, Custer Township.
  • 9:54 p.m., (LPD), liquor inspection, 100 block of West Ludington Avenue, City of Ludington.
Sunday, May 28, 2017:
  • 5:54 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US 31 north of Fountain, Victory Township.
  • 12:14 p.m., (MCSO), lost hiker, Manistee National Forest near Nurnberg Road, Grant Township. A hiker called 911 reporting she was lost along with two 6-year-old children. The Mason/Oceana 911 Center was able to track the lost hiker by her cell phone GPS coordinates, and she was located within an hour by MCSO deputies and MSP troopers.
  • 2:21 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Jebavy Drive north of Johnson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 2:55 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, with injuries, Decker and Rath roads, Hamlin Township. Three people received minor injuries after a vehicle failed to yield at a stop sign northbound on Rath Road and pulled into the path of a vehicle traveling westbound on Decker Road. The driver of the northbound vehicle was cited for failure to yield.
  • 8 p.m., (MSP), fugitive arrest, a 38-year-old Free Soil man was arrested, Free Soil and Campbell roads, Free Soil Township.
  • 9:25 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Free Soil and Tuttle roads, Free Soil Township.
  • 10:47 p.m., (MCSO), disorderly person arrest, Vacation Station Campground, 4900 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township. A 21-year-old Kentwood man was arrested following repeated 911 calls reporting a loud intoxicated man who was refusing to stay on his own campsite and swearing at other campers and employees.
Monday, May 29, 2017:
  • 2:23 a.m., (MSP), a 21-year-old Scottville man was arrested for operating while intoxicated, Sixth Street and Industrial Drive, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 11:03 a.m., (MCSO), a 40-year-old Fountain man was arrested for domestic assault, 2400 block of North 21st Street, Sheridan Township.
  • 12:30 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, US 31 and Hoague Road, Grant Township.
  • 12:58 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Jebavy Drive near Johnson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 1:05 p.m., (MSP), semi vs. car crash causing injuries, US 31 and Sugar Grove Road, Sherman Township.
  • 1:58 p.m., (MCSO), boat assist, Lake Michigan north of the Ludington Lighthouse. A boater reported being adrift with no power. An MCSO marine deputy located the 25-foot Searay and towed it back into the Ludington harbor.
  • 8:29 p.m., (LPD), disturbance, 400 block of South James Street, City of Ludington.
  • 10:47 p.m., (LPD), MDOP, 300 block of East Court Street, City of Ludington.
  • 10:50 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US 10 and Schoenherr Road, Branch Township.
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