Truck stolen in Mason County may be part of multi-county crime spree.

February 12, 2021

Truck stolen in Mason County may be part of multi-county crime spree.

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LOGAN TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stolen vehicle case which involves a suspect who reportedly stole another vehicle in a carjacking in Huron County and also may have been involved in an armed robbery in northern Muskegon County, according to Mason County Undersheriff Derrek Wilson.

“The subject reported his vehicle was stolen by a subject who showed up at his house,” stated Wilson. It was reported Thursday, Feb. 11, at 9:20 a.m.

“He was unknown to the caller and was thought to be under the influence or having some mental issues. Caller stated the subject left the residence in his truck. That night the vehicle was discovered in Huron County, where it was believed the suspect of this (truck theft) also took another vehicle during a carjacking. Those two incidents are believed to be related, and the investigation is continuing. It may also be related to an armed robbery that occurred in the morning hours of Feb. 12, 2021 in northern Muskegon County.”

Other recent Mason County Sheriff’s Office activity includes:

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021:

  • Malicious destruction of property, damaged mailbox, Victory Township.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021:

  • Larceny from a vehicle, Custer Township. Subject reported items stolen from a vehicle that was parked at a residence. The investigation is continuing. 

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