Boater assisted, vehicle crashes, police threatened over weekend.

July 20, 2015

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HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Deputies from Mason County Sheriff’s Office assisted a boater on Lake Michigan Saturday afternoon after the boat reported taking on water. Sheriff Kim Cole said the boat was struck by several large waves around 3:30 p.m. when it was traveling near the Ludington State Park. The operator decided to beach the vessel, Cole said. The 22-foot 2003 Sea Ray was then towed back to Ludington by the sheriff’s office marine patrol. No injuries were reported.

Other activity of Mason County law enforcement for the weekend of July 17 to July 19, 2015 included:

Friday, July 17, 2015:

  • 1:01 p.m.: MCSO, felonious assault on law enforcement, 11000 block of North Amber Road, Grant Township. Warrant issued for a 56-year-old Grant Township man as a result. Case pending.
  • 2:15 p.m.: Ludington Police Department responded to a vehicle crash resulting in injuries at 66 S. Pere Marquette Highway, P.M. Township. Also responding was P.M. Fire Department, Ludington Fire Dept. and Life EMS.
  • 2:16 p.m.: MCSO, Two vehicle crash, no injuries, U.S. 10 east of Meyers Road, Amber Township. A 20-year-old Baldwin man was cited for driving while license suspended following the crash.
  • 5:35 p.m., MCSO, Gas drive off of $40.01, Ludington EZ Mart, 5900 block of West U.S. 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 10:27 p.m., MCSO, fireworks complaint, Lakeshore Dr. and Neil Rd., Hamlin Township.

Saturday, July 18, 2015:

  • 9:22 a.m., MCSO, alarm activation, White Road, Grant Township.
  • 2:09 p.m., MCSO, a 39-year-old Ludington man was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated following a reckless driving complaint and traffic stop on West Sugar Grove Road near Lakeshore Drive, Hamlin Township.
  • 5:10 p.m., MCSO, arrest warrants have been requested for a 42-year-old Ludington woman for OWI third offense and DWLS following a single vehicle crash at Lakeshore and Memorial drives, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 10:25 p.m., LPD, fireworks complaint, 815 N. New William St., City of Ludington.
  • 10:39 p.m.: MCSO, a 28-year-old Ludington woman was struck by a pickup truck near the intersection of Jebavy Drive and Fisher Road, Hamlin Township. The truck, description unknown, left the scene and continued north on Jebavy Dr. Case remains open.
  • 10:40 p.m., LPD, fireworks complaint, Lowell St. and Gaylord Ave., City of Ludington.
  • 11:34 p.m., MCSO, a 52-year-old Fountain man was found by deputies passed out in a ditch near the intersection of Martin and Campbell roads, Branch Township. The man was intoxicated and transported to his home.

Sunday, June 19, 2015:

  • 12:27 p.m., MCSO, a 42-year-old Ludington woman was arrested and charged with OWI second offense, following a traffic stop at U.S. 10 and Darr Road, Custer Township.
  • 8:57 p.m., MCSO, gas drive off of $45.91, Ludington EZ Mart, 5900 block of West U.S. 10, P.M. Township.