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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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Branch woman arrested on 3 outstanding warrants; drunk teen arrested at school.

November 13, 2014
Branch woman arrested on 3 outstanding warrants; drunk teen arrested at school.

SCOTTVILLE — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 27-year-old Branch woman early Wednesday morning following a traffic stop at State St. (U.S. 10) and Columbia Ave. The woman had three outstanding arrest warrants against her including a criminal bench warrant for failure to pay fines and costs, stemming from a domestic violence charge from Ludington Police Department; a…

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Unwanted person, car/deer crashes occupy deputies’ activity.

November 12, 2014
Unwanted person, car/deer crashes occupy deputies’ activity.

The following was the activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014: 6:40 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Reek and Johnson roads, Custer Twp. 8 a.m.: Car/deer crash, no injuries, Hansen and Meyers roads, Amber Twp. 1:24 p.m.: Gas drive off of $90.45, Scottville EZ Mart, 400 block of East U.S. 10, Custer Twp. 4:16 p.m.:…

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