Local broadcaster arrested for drug possession

June 30, 2014


PERE MARQUETTE TWP. – Local news broadcaster Steve Ruba was arraigned today on a charge of delivery of marijuana. The 49-year-old Ludington resident was arrested Sunday at 8:02 p.m. by Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies at the corner of Lakeshore Drive and Iris Road.

He was arrested with about 20 grams of marijuana in his possession.

Ruba is being held on a $3,500, 10 percent bond. A preliminary hearing is set for July 9 at 11:15 a.m. The offense is a four-year felony.

Ruba is the news director for Synergy Broadcasting which owns seven radio stations including WLDN, WKLA and WKZC, among others.

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