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Man admits to stealing mother’s checks.

August 14, 2018

Man admits to stealing mother’s checks. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 45-year-old Sherman Township man admitted in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 14, to using his mother’s checks to illegally obtain over $2,700. Christopher Wayne Bailey, of 3079 N. Tuttle Rd., pleaded guilty to one felony count of uttering and publishing. A second count was dismissed. In…

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Man with long criminal history sent to prison for break-in spree.

August 14, 2018

Man with long criminal history sent to prison for break-in spree. #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 34-year-old Fountain man who went on a crime spree with an accomplice last March, breaking into cabins in the Tallman Lake area of Branch Township, was sentenced to seven to 50 years in prison for three convictions of second-degree home invasion…

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Cash advance employee pleads guilty in connection to staged robbery.

August 14, 2018

Cash advance employee pleads guilty in connection to staged robbery. #MasonCountyCrime. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A former employee of Advance Cash America in Pere Marquette Township pleaded guilty in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 14, to conspiracy to commit embezzlement $1,000-$20,000 and lying to a police officer in connection to a staged robbery at the business  last May.…

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‘Career criminal’ sentenced to 6-50 years in prison.

August 14, 2018

‘Career criminal’ sentenced to 6-50 years in prison. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 46-year-old Hart man with a criminal history of 12 prior felonies and 14 prior misdemeanors was sentenced to six to 50 years in prison in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Aug. 14, for breaking into several businesses along US 10 east of Ludington. “Mr. Phelps, you’re…

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79th District Court arraignments, posted Aug. 10, 2018. 

August 10, 2018

79th District Court arraignments, posted Aug. 10, 2018.  #MasonCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were arraigned recently in 79th District Court: Misdemeanors – Thomas Steven Wells, 54, of 19692 Nottingham, Downs, Illinois; Ludington Police Department (LPD); operating while intoxicated (OWI). Pretrial: Sept. 10 at 11 a.m. Bail: $2,500/10 percent. – Ashely Nicole Martinsen, 29, of 710 E.…

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