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Custer man injured following bicycle crash

July 31, 2014

CUSTER TWP. — A 33-year-old Custer man was injured Wednesday at 9:37 a.m. following a bicycle crash on U.S. 10 and Darr Rd. The man apparently fell over his handlebars while traveling on U.S. 10. He was transported to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital by Life EMS ambulance where he was treated for his injuries. Responding to the scene were Mason…

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Clawson man arrested for drug possession

July 28, 2014

HAMLIN TWP. — A 37-year-old Clawson, Mich. man was arrested for drunk driving Saturday night after he crashed his vehicle at the intersection of Angling Rd. and Jebavy Dr. Deputies were called to the scene at 11:26 p.m. The man apparently drove his vehicle off the roadway and then struck a fence and a tree. He was charged with operating…

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Nothing found after reports of shots fired in Branch

July 23, 2014

BRANCH TWP. — Law enforcement responded to a report of shots being fired in the 8900 block of East U.S. 10 at 4:13 p.m., but nothing was found. Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded along with troopers from Michigan State Police. Other activity of Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, July 22, 2014, included: – 1:51 a.m.: Suspicious situation,…

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Larcenies, credit card fraud among Monday sheriff complaints

July 22, 2014

The following was the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Monday, July 21, 2014: – 5:53 a.m.: Unwanted person, 4800 W. U.S. 10, Pere Marquette Twp. – 10:06 a.m.: Larceny of chainsaws, 3900 block West Hansen Rd., Amber Twp. – 10:25 a.m.: Suspicious situation, Bluegill Lane, Hamlin Twp. – 11:08 a.m.: Credit card fraud, 3900 block of West…

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California man arrested for drunk driving, among weekend’s arrests

July 21, 2014
California man arrested for drunk driving, among weekend’s arrests

BRANCH TWP. — A 30-year-old Newport Beach, California man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies early Sunday morning for having a high blood alcohol content. He was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, first offense and high BAC following a traffic stop at Walhalla and Shreck roads at 12:23 a.m. While deputies were on a the traffic stop,…

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