Woman arrested for disorderly, child neglect after screaming, staggering in streets.

April 1, 2019

Woman arrested for disorderly, child neglect after screaming, staggering in streets.


SCOTTVILLE – A 41-year-old Scottville woman was arrested for disorderly person and child neglect Saturday morning, March 30, after staggering down a street, yelling and talking loudly to herself, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. Following her arrest, deputies found three children between 5 and 10 years of age who had been left unattended.

Deputies started receiving complaints about the intoxicated woman at 5:30 a.m. “The first call reported an intoxicated female who had walked into a home uninvited,” Cole said. “Additional reports came in of a female, screaming at others and staggering about the streets.”

She was arrested at Gay and Broadway streets, and the children were turned over to a family friend.

Other police activity in Mason County over the weekend includes:

Friday, March 29, 2019:

  • 1:06 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), a 30-year-old Ludington woman was cited following a traffic stop for ​no operator’s license, Pere Marquette Highway and Sixth Street, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 6:59 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Free Soil Road east of US 31, Free Soil Township.
  • 7:25 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Custer Road south of Anthony Road, Eden Township.
  • 11:43 a.m., (Michigan State Police), a 56-year-old Baldwin man was arrested for driving while in under the influence of drugs, US 10 near the Greiner Motel, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 3:42 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), an 18-year-old Jenison man turned himself in on a felony warrant, 300 block of North Delia Street, City of Ludington.
  • 3:20 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Victory Road east of Angling Road, Hamlin Township.
  • 4 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Summit Township.

Saturday, March 30, 2019:

  • 1:52 p.m., (MSP), a 26-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for operating an unregistered vehicle, US 10 and Stiles Road, Amber Township.
  • 5:30 p.m., (MSP), a 27-year-old Walkerville man was arrested on a failure to appear warrant, Kinney and Walhalla roads, Branch Township.
  • 6:09 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Kinney Road east of Walhalla Road, Logan Township.

Sunday, March 31, 2019:

  • 1:02 a.m., (LPD), a 22-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for operating while intoxicated following a traffic crash, North Rath Avenue and West Lowell Street, City of Ludington.
  • 10:44 a.m., (LPD), a 26-year-old Ludington man was arrested for an outstanding warrant, North Atkinson Drive, City of Ludington.
  • 11:13 a.m., (LPD), a 25-year-old man was cited for driving with an expired license, North Atkinson Drive, City of Ludington.
  • 3:44 p.m., (MSP), a 33-year-old Hart man was arrested for third-degree retail fraud and on an outstanding warrant at Walmart, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 8:27 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 freeway and Pere Marquette Highway overpass, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 9:17 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 east of Pere Marquette Highway, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 9:44 p.m., (MSP), a 29-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for a felony of assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor of domestic violence, 100 block of Jebavy Drive, Pere Marquette Township.

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