Ongoing feud leads to man’s arrest, citations for two others.

June 3, 2021

Ongoing feud leads to man’s arrest, citations for two others.

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LUDINGTON — ​A 37-year-old Ludington man was arrested and lodged in the Mason County Jail for disorderly conduct — public fighting Wednesday, June 2​, shortly before 8:30 p.m. following an incident at Rite Aid located in the 900 block of East Ludington Avenue, according to Cpt. Steve Wietrzykowski of the Ludington Police Department.

A 41-year-old Scottville man and a 21-year-old Ludington man were issued appearance citations for disorderly conduct – public fighting.

“The men were fighting because prior issues between the men’s families built up during the day,” said Cpt. Wietrzykowski . “At the time of this incident, the 37-year-old man was driving in his car and allegedly followed the spouse of the 41-year-old man to Rite Aid to confront her. She contacted the other two men to meet her at Rite Aid. The police investigation showed the 37-year-old man to be the instigator of the physical contact.”

The following is other recent police activity in Mason County:

Wednesday, June 2, 2021:

  • 5:50 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Fountain Road east of Custer Road, Sherman Township.
  • 10 a.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle hit-and-run crash, no injury, Walhalla Road north of Kinney Road, Logan Township.
  • 2:17 p.m., (MCSO), a 27-year-old Ludington man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS) following a traffic stop, US 10 and Stiles Road, Amber Township.
  • 2:40 p.m., (LPD), a 30-year-old Ludington man was arrested for a parole violation, ​100 block of East Foster Street, City of Ludington​​. Ludington police officers were assisting a local Michigan Department of Corrections probation/parole agent at the time of arrest. The man was lodged in the Mason County Jail.
  • 3:15 p.m., (MCSO)m two-vehicle crash, no injury, Kistler Road east of Lakeshore Drive, Summit Township.
  • 8:12 p.m., (MCSO), larceny of a trailer hitch, 400 block of North Lakeshore Drive, City of Ludington.
  • 10:24 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Amber Township.

Thursday, June 3, 2021:

  • 1:10 a.m., (LPD), a 37-year-old Ludington woman was arrested during a traffic stop on an outstanding felony warrant issued by the 79th District Court for possession of amphetamine, Ludington Avenue and Emily​ Street, City of Ludington. She was lodged in the Mason County Jail. A 30-year-old Manistee woman was arrested on an active 85th District Court warrant for failure to appear. Both women were lodged in the Mason County Jail.

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