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Woman arrested on outstanding warrant.

November 19, 2014
Woman arrested on outstanding warrant.

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — Deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 44-year-old woman on a warrant arrest Tuesday following a traffic stop at 12:03 p.m. at U.S. 10 west of Nelson Rd. The woman’s town of origin was unknown, according to a report from Sheriff Kim Cole. She was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Hastings Police…

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Branch woman injured by her own vehicle.

November 18, 2014

SHERIDAN TWP. — An 82-year-old Branch woman was injured Monday night when the vehicle she was driving ran over her. The accident occurred in the 8200 block of East Decker Rd. The woman had pulled her vehicle into her driveway and told Mason County sheriff’s deputies that she thought she put the vehicle in “park” when she actually put the…

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Deputies locate lost hunter.

November 18, 2014
Deputies locate lost hunter.

EDEN TWP. — A 66-year-old Twin Lake man was reported lost in the woods near Whiskey Creek around 7:04 p.m. Monday night. Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office spent about 30 minutes searching for the man. They were able to pin down his location by placing patrol units at various locations and activating sirens at different times until he could…

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Path in snow leads deputies to reckless driving suspect.

November 17, 2014
Path in snow leads deputies to reckless driving suspect.

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 20-year-old Ludington man was arrested Sunday morning and charged with minor in possession. Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office were called to the area of Brandy Lane for a report of a reckless driver. The deputy was able to follow the suspect’s vehicle’s tracks in the freshly fallen snow a residence in the 1000 block…

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3 injured in 2 separate crashes Thursday.

November 14, 2014
3 injured in 2 separate crashes Thursday.

Slippery road conditions Thursday morning resulted in two separate crashes in the county just moments apart. At 7:44 a.m., two vehicles collided head-on on Rasmussen Road between Jebavy Dr. and Meyers Rd. in Pere Marquette Township. A 17-year-old Ludington woman lost control of her vehicle and slid left of the centerline and struck a vehicle being driven by a 47-year-old…

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