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Fountain man arrested for assaulting officer.

February 14, 2019

Fountain man arrested for assaulting officer. #MasonCountyCrime BRANCH TOWNSHIP – A 53-year-old Fountain man was arrested for a felony of assaulting/resisting/obstructing a police officer Wednesday, Feb. 13, shortly before 8 p.m. in the 6600 block of East US 10 after he allegedly assaulted a Mason County sheriff’s deputy during an investigation involving a child custody matter, according to Mason County…

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$42 in gas stolen.

February 12, 2019

$42 in gas stolen. #MasonCountyCrime CUSTER TOWNSHIP – A thief or thieves drove away with $42 worth of gas from the Scottville EZ Mart on East US 10 Monday, Feb. 11, shortly after 4 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. Other police activity in Mason County Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 includes: – 3:38 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office),…

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Weekend police report.

February 11, 2019

Weekend police report. The following is police activity in Mason County over the weekend: Friday, Feb. 8, 2019: – 7:03 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), gas drive-off, $10.01 in fuel stolen, 5900 block of West US 10 — Ludington EZ Mart, Pere Marquette Township. – 10:35 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), breaking and entering, 300 block of East 5th Street, City…

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Hamlin man arrested in strangulation case; victim hospitalized

February 8, 2019

Hamlin man arrested in strangulation case; victim hospitalized #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON — William G. Buchanan, 29, of Hamlin Township was arraigned today in 79th District Court on charges of aggravated domestic violence, second offense, with intent to do great bodily harm, a felony which is punishable by up to five years imprisonment and/or a $5,000 fine. Buchanan was arrested by Mason…

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Strangulation victim suffers serious neck injury.

February 8, 2019

Strangulation victim suffers serious neck injury. #MasonCountyCrime HAMLIN TOWNSHIP – A 29-year-old Ludington man was arrested on a felony charge of assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor of domestic violence causing serious injury Thursday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. after Mason County sheriff’s deputies were called to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital’s emergency room for a female assault victim who was…

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