police beat

Citizen on moped stops homeless man from breaking into disc golf cash box.

October 28, 2019

Citizen on moped stops homeless man from breaking into disc golf cash box. #MasonCountyCrime PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – A citizen on a moped stopped a 53-year-old homeless man from breaking into a cash box at the Leviathan disc golf course on North Jebavy Drive Friday afternoon, Oct. 25, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “The suspect left the area…

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Crashes keep police busy.

October 25, 2019

Crashes keep police busy. #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019: – 12:09 a.m., (Michigan State Police), a 38-year-old Free Soil man was arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI), Stephens and Hasenbank roads, Free Soil Township. – 3 p.m., (MSP), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Nelson and Limouze roads, Pere Marquette Township. – 4:30…

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Third-offense drunk driving arrest tops police activity.

October 22, 2019

Third-offense drunk driving arrest tops police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is police activity in Mason County Monday, Oct. 21, 2019: – 2:21 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), a ​34-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for third-offense operating while intoxicated following a traffic stop, southbound US 31 near Conrad Road, Amber Township. – 8:20 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive…

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Man with long criminal history arrested on drug charges while squatting in house.

October 21, 2019

Man with long criminal history arrested on drug charges while squatting in house. AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 59-year-old Ludington man was arrested on drug charges Friday, Oct. 18 by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. At 11:26 a.m. deputies were called to that location for a report of a subject in a home that did not belong to him. Deputies located…

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Woman seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash.

October 21, 2019

Woman seriously injured in 2-vehicle crash. #MasonCountyCrime EDEN TOWNSHIP – A 52-year-old Amber Township woman received serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, after the vehicle she was operating struck a vehicle that had failed to yield at the stop sign at intersection of Scottville and Hawley roads Friday, Oct. 18, at 5:20 p.m., said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The Amber Township…

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