Homeless man threatens family at Crystal Lake; Fountain man threatens person with gun.

August 3, 2015

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AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 55-year-old homeless man was arrested at 6:12 p.m. Saturday, August 1, 2015, at the Hackert (Crystal) Lake Boat Launch, North Quarterline Road, Amber Twp., after Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a suspicious person call.

According to Sheriff Kim Cole, the caller advised 911 that the suspect had made threats to kill him and his family. Sheriff’s deputies located the suspect and observed him reportedly snapping caps off some deck posts.

When approached the man started swearing and threatening deputies and then fought with them as they attempted to get him away from a backpack he had been carrying. Deputies located a 6-inch bladed knife in the backpack.

The suspect was treated at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital for a minor head injury and has been charged with disorderly conduct, resisting and opposing arrest (times 2) and carrying a concealed weapon

FOUNTAIN — A 60-year-old Fountain man was arrested Saturday morning by Mason County Sheriff’s Office after he allegedly pointed a shot gun at another person during a dispute over money. The incident took place in the 4800 block of North Cleveland Street. Deputies responded at 10:13 a.m.

Other activity by local law enforcement over the weekend of July 31 to August 2, 2015 included:

July 31, 2015

6:55 a.m., Mason County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), alarm activation, 5100 block of Sixth St., Pere Marquette Township.

7:10 a.m., MCSO, a 23-year-old Ludington man was arrested for allegedly possessing morphine and alprazolam following a traffic stop at Sixth Street and Progressive Drive, P.M. Twp.

7:32 a.m.: MCSO, damage to a mailbox, 1500 block of LaSalle Rd., Amber Twp.

9:09 a.m., Ludington Police Department (LPD), larceny, 1 Atkinson Dr., City of Ludington.

10:18 a.m., LPD, domestic assault, 403 E. Fifth St., City of Ludington.

4:45 p.m., LPD, vehicle crash, no injuries, 408 S. Harrison St., City of Ludington.

4:56 p.m., MCSO, an arrest warrant for domestic assault has been requested for 76-year-old Branch man in the 7300 block of East U.S. 10, Branch Twp.

8:23 p.m., LPD, vehicle crash, no injuries, 1254 N. Lakeshore Dr., City of Ludington.

9:11 p.m., MCSO, larceny of a 12-foot aluminum boat, 7000 block of Ohio St., Hamlin Twp.

9:24 p.m., MCSO, unwanted person, 5900 block of Orchard Lane, Hamlin Twp.

10:41 p.m., LPD, noise complaint, 115 S. James St., City of Ludington.

11:58 p.m., MCSO, alarm activation, West Barnhardt Rd., Hamlin Twp.

August 1, 2015

6 a.m., MCSO, car/deer crash, no injuries, Quarterline and Townline roads, Grant Twp.

7:35 a.m., MCSO, two people were injured after the ORV they were riding was involved in a crash on private property in Custer Township. The 34-year-old driver, from Custer, was uninjured while his two passengers, a 28-year-old Branch woman and a 22-year-old Custer woman, were both received non-life threatening injuries. The two were transported by Life EMS to Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital.

7:35 a.m., MCSO, two vehicle crash, no injuries, Ludington State Park, Hamlin Twp.

8:59 a.m., A 60-year-old Scottville man was arrested on an outstanding Mason County Friend of the Court warrant for failure to pay a booking fee, Main and Third streets, Village of Custer.

10:05 a.m., MCSO, a warrant has been requested for the arrest of a 38-year-old Fountain woman for reckless driving, failure to report a collision and driving while license suspended, following a crash with no injuries in the 7500 block of M-116, Hamlin Twp.

12:49 p.m., MCSO, illegal dumping, 2300 block of Koenig Rd., Grant Twp.

2:35 p.m., MCSO, alarm activation, West Dewey Rd., Hamlin Twp.

3:12 p.m., MCSO, a 20-year-old Free Soil man was arrested for allegedly possessing Adderall and amphetamine (synthetic narcotics) following a traffic stop at U.S. 10 and Nelson Rd., P.M. Twp.

9:59 p.m., LPD, larceny, 129 W. Ludington Ave., City of Ludington.

10:25 p.m., LPD, vehicle crash, no injuries, Filer and William streets, City of Ludington.

11 p.m., MCSO, car/deer crash, no injuries, Shagway Rd. and Jebavy Dr., Hamlin Twp.

August 2, 2015

5:24 a.m., LPD, minor in possession arrest, 606 E. Danaher St., City of Ludington.

7:13 a.m., MCSO, missing person, 6500 block of East Dewey Rd., Sheridan Twp. Person located.

10:33 a.m., LPD, domestic assault, 206 E. Danaher St., City of Ludington.

11:21 a.m., MCSO, vehicle/pedestrian crash, 5700 block of West Meisenheimer Rd., Summit Twp. See related story here.

11:35 p.m., LPD, domestic assault, 410 E. Melendy St., City of Ludington.

11:46 a.m., MCSO, a 12-year-old Lansing girl received minor injuries after the ORV she was riding rolled over near Whiskey Creek Resort, Logan Township. The 32-year-old Lansing man operating the ORV was uninjured.

6:49 p.m., MCSO, personal protection order violation, 5300 block of West U.S. 10, P.M. Twp.

8:42 p.m., MCSO, car/deer crash, no injuries, Rybicki and Hoague roads, Free Soil Twp.

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