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Crashes galore with winter’s return, including plow vs. power pole

January 6, 2015
Crashes galore with winter’s return, including plow vs. power pole

AMBER TWP. — A snowplow vs. power pole crash caused a power line to go down across US-10 Monday, Jan. 5, shortly after 10 a.m.. No injuries were reported in the private-property crash in the 4400 block of West US-10 involving a 43-year-old Ludington man plowing snow out of a driveway. Other Mason County Sheriff’s Office activity from Monday, Jan.…

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Deputies seek warrant for fleeing suspect

January 5, 2015
Deputies seek warrant for fleeing suspect

SHERIDAN TWP. — A warrant is being requested for a 25-year-old Fountain man for domestic assault and tampering with a telecommunications device after deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 2400 block of 21st Street regarding an assault Saturday, Jan. 3, at 6:16 p.m. The suspect fled on foot before deputies arrived. The following is MCSO activity over the…

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MSP reports several minor crashes

January 5, 2015
MSP reports several minor crashes

MASON COUNTY — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police responded to several minor crashes over the snowy weekend. Friday, Jan. 2, 2015: – 8:15 p.m., car-deer crash, Dewey Rd. and US-31, Victory Twp. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015: – 2:20 a.m., car-deer crash, Walhalla and First St., Branch Twp. – 3:08 p.m., one-car property damage accident, Iris…

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Larceny, drunk driving among MSP holiday activity

January 2, 2015
Larceny, drunk driving among MSP holiday activity

MASON COUNTY — Troopers from the Hart post of the Michigan State Police were busy over the New Year’s holiday with a larceny, a drunk driving arrest and several minor crashes. Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014: – 5:09 p.m., larceny, 4000 block of N. Cleveland St., Fountain Twp. No other info available. – 6:25 p.m., car-deer crash, Hansen and Stiles roads, Victory…

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Deputies busy with 8 crashes over the holiday

January 2, 2015
Deputies busy with 8 crashes over the holiday

LUDINGTON — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to eight separate crashes over the New Year’s holiday, and only minor injuries were reported in one accident. The following is recent MCSO activity: Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014: – 8:37 a.m., stolen 1997 Rettig Enter 20-foot trailer, 3600 block of N. US-31, Sherman Twp. – 11:11 a.m., two-vehicle broadside crash, no injuries,…

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