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Ludington man faces charges of assaulting police following BB gun incident. 

May 14, 2021

Ludington man faces charges of assaulting police following BB gun incident.  LUDINGTON — Devon Joseph-Edwin Wakelin, 24, of 101 W. Melendy St., was arraigned earlier this week on two charges of assault/resisting/obstructing a police officer, felonies punishable by up to two years imprisonment.  Wakelin was arrested by Ludington Police Sunday, May 9, 2021 shortly before 6 p.m. near his residence…

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Branch man accused of vehicle theft, carjacking, robbery, charged here.

May 14, 2021

Branch man accused of vehicle theft, carjacking, robbery, charged here. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Carl A. Reinhold, 27, of 7266 S. Sandra Kay Ave., Branch Township, has been charged in Mason County’s 79th District Court for unlawfully driving away a motor vehicle, a felony punishable by up to five years imprisonment.  Bail was set at $10,000 cash with…

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79th District Court news, posted May 13, 2021.

May 14, 2021

79th District Court news, posted May 13, 2021. By Alan Neushwander. Contributing Writer. The following recent activity took place in 79th District Court.  Felonies -Russell Warren Petersen, 50, of 902 N. Washington Ave., Apt. B1, Ludington, was arrested May 7 by the Ludington Police Department (LPD) on a felony charge of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. Probable cause hearing: May 19…

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51st Circuit Court sentencings, May 12, 2021.

May 12, 2021
51st Circuit Court sentencings, May 12, 2021.

51st Circuit Court sentencings, May 12, 2021. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — The following were sentenced recently in 51st Circuit Court: – Deshawn Erik Latimer, 23, of 580 Cherry St., Baldwin, was found guilty Feb. 23, 2021, of third-offense domestic violence and was sentenced May 4 to serve seven months of a one-year discretionary jail term with credit for…

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Man sent to prison for invading ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulting her.

May 11, 2021

Man sent to prison for invading ex-girlfriend’s home and assaulting her. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. LUDINGTON — A 34-year-old Ludington man was sentenced in 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, May 11, to two to 20 years in prison for convictions of first-degree home invasion and third-offense domestic violence. Richard Massey Thomas, of 410 Washington Ave., was arrested Feb. 18 by the…

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