Sheriff: inmate injures deputy; shoe store thieves flee on foot

May 4, 2015

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LUDINGTON — A 33-year-old Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputy was injured Saturday, May 2, at 8:41 p.m. during an altercation with an inmate at the Mason County Jail, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The deputy, a three-year veteran, sustained a serious hand injury after an inmate refused to return to a cell. The inmate is currently awaiting trial on home invasion and first-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) charges and has been incarcerated since August of 2014, the sheriff stated.

In a separate incident, retail fraud suspects fled on foot from MCSO deputies, Friday, May 1, at 2:22 p.m. from Shoe Sensations, located in the 5500 block of W. US-10 in Pere Marquette Township. The case is pending, the sheriff said.

Other local law enforcement activity over the weekend includes:

Friday, May 1, 2015:

– 11:02 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, E. Young, Branch Twp.

– 11:51 a.m, (MCSO), motorcycle/deer crash, no injuries, US-10 and Amber, Amber Twp.

– @ 5:32 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $20 in fuel taken, 5900 block of W. US-10 — Ludington EZ Mart, PM Twp.

– 5:37 p.m., (MCSO), phone harassment, Hamlin Twp.

– 7:47 p.m., (MCSO), trespassing, 11000 block of N. Budde, Free Soil Twp., case closed.

– 8 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Quarterline and Nurnberg, Grant Twp.

– 9:05 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US-10 and Stiles, Amber Twp.

– 11:46 p.m., (MCSO), an 18-year-old Fountain woman was arrested for possession of marijuana following a traffic stop, US-10 and Tuttle, Custer Twp.

Saturday, May 2, 2015:

– 4 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US-31 and Mavis, Victory Twp.

– 12:44 p.m., (MCSO), a 29-year-old Ludington man was arrested on outstanding warrants charging him with failure to appear (FTA) in the 79th District Court, bond $5,000, Rasmussen and River Meadows Estates, PM Twp.

– 4:16 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 500 block of S. PM Hwy., PM Twp.

– 5:32 p.m.,  (MCSO), gas drive-off, $32.02 in fuel taken, 5600 block of W. US-10 — Wesco East Gate PM Twp.

– 8:17 p.m.,  (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US-10 and Darr, Custer Twp.

– 8:32 p.m.,  (MCSO), alarm activation, 7000 block of W. M-116,Hamlin Twp.

Sunday, May 3, 2015:

– 2:19 a.m., (MCSO), a 30-year-old Ludington man was arrested on a charge of FTA out of the 79th District Court, bond $1,500, US-10 and Atkinson, PM Twp.

– 6:38 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car-deer crash, US-31 near mile marker 164, Summit Twp.

– 7:32 p.m., (MSP), two-car property damage accident, US-10 near Great Lakes Ford of Ludington, Amber Twp.

– 9:29 p.m, (MSP), car-deer crash, PM Hwy. and Twin Bridges, PM Twp.

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