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Deputies seek warrant for sex offender registration violation

July 15, 2014

LUDINGTON — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office have requested a warrant for the arrest of a 31-year-old Ludington man for a sex offender registration violation. The request was made Monday morning. Other activity of the MCSO for Monday, July 14, 2014 included: – 9 a.m.: Larceny, 7400 block of South LaSalle Rd., Riverton Twp. – 10:03 a.m.: Identity theft,…

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Motorcyclist crashes bike, charged with operating on drugs

July 14, 2014

PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 46-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Friday afternoon after the man crashed his motorcycle at Pere Marquette Hwy. and Sixth St. The man was charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs and for not possessing a cycle endorsement. Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for…

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GR man arrested owing over $60,000 in child support

July 10, 2014

AMBER TWP. — A 40-year-old Grand Rapids man was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Mason County sheriff deputies on two outstanding warrants, including one felony child neglect from the Michigan Attorney General’s office and a civil child support warrant out of Kent County. Bond for the AG complaint is $60,000 while the Kent County complaint was $15,155 and $60,319 owed in…

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Baldwin man arrested for drunk driving

July 8, 2014

LUDINGTON — A 35-year-old Baldwin man was arrested Monday evening for the felony of operating a vehicle while intoxicated third offense and driving while license suspended third offense. The arrest occurred during a traffic stop at Ludington Ave. and Madison St. in the City of Ludington at 6:54 p.m. Other activity of the MCSO for Monday, July 7, 2014 included:…

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Man relieving himself lands in jail; several arrested over weekend

July 7, 2014
Man relieving himself lands in jail; several arrested over weekend

LUDINGTON — A 46-year-old Flushing man chose to relieve himself in the wrong place at the wrong time last Thursday evening and ultimately ended up in jail. Mason County Sheriff’s Office marine patrol along with U.S. Coast Guard personnel were at the Ludington Municipal Marina at 11:58 July 3 investigating a boater under the influence of alcohol. While conducting the…

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Legally Speaking: Consent to search

Betten Baker Ford

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