Man arrested for attacking cab driver. 

January 10, 2022

Man arrested for attacking cab driver. 

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AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 40-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies for assault “after he reportedly attacked the driver of a local taxi cab service who was giving the suspect a ride,” said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.  

The incident happened Saturday, Jan. 8, shortly after 2 a.m. at Amber and Conrad roads, said Sheriff Cole. The victim, a 45-year-old Scottville man, was not injured during the assault.

Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend includes:

Friday, Jan. 7, 2022:

  • 5:25 a.m., vehicle slide-off — no damage or injuries, US 31 freeway north of Meisenheimer Road, Summit Township.
  • 5:45 a.m., one-vehicle crash, no injury, US 31 south of Hansen Road, Custer Township.
  • 6:20 a.m., one-vehicle crash, no injury, Stolberg and Benson roads, Sheridan Township.
  • 7:46 a.m,. alarm activation, Amber Township.

Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022:

  • 12:08 a.m,. car/deer crash, no injury, Hansen Road west of Stiles Road, Amber Township.
  • 5:40 a.m., one-vehicle rollover crash, minor injury, Free Soil Road west of Tyndall Road, Meade Township. A 53-year-old Irons woman received a minor injury and was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital by Life EMS.
  • 12:05 p.m., alarm activation, Hamlin Township.
  • 12:50 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injury, Dewey and Sherman roads, Hamlin Township.

Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022:

  • 1:05 p.m. one-vehicle crash, no injury, Lakeshore Drive north of Decker Road, Hamlin Township.
  • 5:50 p.m., alarm activation, Branch Township.
  • 6:48 p.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Quarterline Road south of Countyline Road, Grant Township.
  • 10:37 p.m., car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 east of Schoenherr Road, Branch Township.

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