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Corrections officer injured during jail assault

June 13, 2014
Corrections officer injured during jail assault

LUDINGTON — Mason County Sheriff’s Sgt. Eric Soneral was injured during an assault Wednesday morning at the Mason County Jail. Soneral, a corrections officer, was taken to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital where he was treated and released for a wrist injury. Sheriff Kim Cole said charges are being requested against a 25-year-old inmate for allegedly assaulting a 24-year-old inmate. The…

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Intoxicated men cause disturbances Tuesday

June 11, 2014

Two intoxicated individuals caused separate disturbances around Mason County Tuesday. The first incident occurred at the Meijer gas station at U.S. 10 and Brye Road in Amber Township. Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office were called there at 7:38 p.m. for an intoxicated man who entered the store and attempted to purchase alcohol. He created a disturbance when he was…

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Driver reports window may have been shot out by pellet gun

June 5, 2014

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a “suspicious situation” Wednesday near the intersection of Pere Marquette Highway and Conrad Road. The complainant thought someone may have shot his vehicle’s side window out with a pellet gun. The situation remains under investigation. Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Wednesday, June 5, 2014…

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Rothbury man arrested for driving with suspended license; minors arrested for possession

June 4, 2014

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 24-year-old Rothbury man Tuesday morning for driving while license suspended, second arrest and for an outstanding failure to appear warrant from the Michigan State Police Hart Post. The arrest occurred following a traffic stop at the intersection of Pere Marquette Highway and Conrad Road. Other activity of the…

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Custer man arrested for domestic violence, tampering with electronic communications

June 3, 2014

CUSTER TWP. — Mason County sheriff deputies arrested a 37-year-old Custer man Monday morning for domestic violence and tampering with electronic communications. The arrest occurred at 6:02 a.m. in the 900 block of East Decker Road. The man was arrested after he fled the scene of the assault and was found hiding on the property in the woods east of…

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