Mesick man arrested for refusing to pay cab fare.

April 9, 2018

Mesick man arrested for refusing to pay cab fare.

#MasonCountyCrime.

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 40-year-old Mesick man was arrested early Sunday morning on the charges of defrauding a taxi driver and resisting and opposing a police officer. Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 5300 block of West US 10 at 12:39 a.m. The man allegedly refused to pay a $7.50 cab fare and then attempted to fight with deputies when they approached him regarding the fare, according to Sheriff Kim Cole.

Other activity of police and fire departments for the weekend of April 6 through April 8, 2018 included:

Friday, April 6, 2018

  • 6:39, Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), two vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 and Brye Road, Amber Township.
  • 2:49 p.m., MCSO, one vehicle crash, no injuries, Kinney Road east of Masten Road, Logan Township.
  • 8:17 p.m., Riverton Fire Department, Pere Marquette Fire Department, MCSO, structure fire, 3500 block of West Hawley Road, Riverton Township.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

  • 12:33 a.m., Michigan State Police (MSP), larceny, 1600 block of South Lakeshore Drive, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 1:18 a.m., Free Soil/Meade Fire Department, MCSO, one vehicle rollover crash, no injuries, Free Soil Road west of Reed Road, Free Soil Township.
  • 4:48 p.m., MCSO, domestic complaint, 1800 block of North Jebavy Drive, Hamlin Township.
  • 10:21 a.m., MCSO, a 61-year-old Scottville man was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Ludington Police Department following a traffic stop and Main and Clarke streets, City of Scottville.
  • 2 p.m., MSP, larceny of fishing gear, 1000 block of South Lakeshore Drive, Pere Marquette Township. The case is under investigation.
  • 3 p.m., MCSO, a 54-year-old Fountain woman was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant out of Muskegon County charging organized retail fraud after a deputy made contact with her during a sex offender registration check on another individual in the 7000 block of East Oak Ridge Road, Sheridan Township.
  • 4:50 p.m., MCSO, a 29-year-old Ludington man was arrested on two warrants — felony assault by strangulation, and failure to appear in court — out of Muskegon County, 5600 block of West Johnson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 9:15 p.m., MCSO, car/deer crash, no injuries, Pere Marquette Highway north of Lattin Road, Summit Township.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

  • 7:30 p.m., MCSO, a 37-year-old Ludington man was arrested for operating a vehicle while intoxicated, first arrest, following a traffic stop on Rasmussen Road east of Jebavy Drive, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 10:28 p.m., MCSO, car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer Road south of Millerton Road, Sherman Township.

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