Strangulation victim suffers serious neck injury.

February 8, 2019

Strangulation victim suffers serious neck injury.

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HAMLIN TOWNSHIP – A 29-year-old Ludington man was arrested on a felony charge of assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor of domestic violence causing serious injury Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. after Mason County sheriff’s deputies were called to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital’s emergency room for a female assault victim who was being treated for a “serious neck injury,” said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The alleged assault occurred in the couple’s home located in the 6500 block of Sassafras Road, where the suspect was arrested.

Assault by strangulation is punishable by up to 10 years in prison, and domestic violence causing serious injury carries a one-year maximum jail term.

The following is other recent police activity in Mason County:

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019:

– 6:35 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, South Brye Road, Amber Township.

– 6:40 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Brye Road and First Street, Amber Township.

– 7 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, US 31 and Beyer Road, Victory Township.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019:

– 7:24 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Lakeshore Drive near Golfwood Road, Hamlin Township.

– 7:54 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Lakeshore Drive and Sugar Grove Road, Hamlin Township.

– 8:31 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Fountain and Angling roads, Victory Township.

– 8:43 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive and Angling Road, Hamlin Township.

– 8:50 a.m., (MSP), one-vehicle crash causing injury, Chauvez and Hogenson roads, Riverton Township.

– 8:56 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Quarterline and Countyline roads, Grant Township.

– 9:04 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Hansen Road near Stiles Road, Amber Township.

– 9:53 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Hansen Road west of US 31, Amber Township.

– 10:08 a.m., (MCSO), vehicle in ditch — no damage/no injury, Hansen and Rasmussen roads, Amber Township.

– 4:34 p.m., (MSP), two-car crash, no injuries, Scottville and Hawley roads, Riverton Township.

– 10:41 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 5000 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township.

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