Sheriff: Motorist stuck in the ditch arrested for third-offense drunk driving

August 10, 2015

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HAMLIN TWP — A 48-year-old Ionia man was arrested for a felony of third-offense drunk driving Sunday, Aug. 9, at 1:09 a.m. after the Mason County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported vehicle stuck in the ditch in the 2700 block of North Jebavy Drive.

Other MCSO activity over the weekend of Aug.7-9, 2015 includes:

Friday, Aug. 7, 2015:

– 9:25 a.m., gas drive off, $35.67 in fuel taken, 5900 block of W. US-10 — Ludington EZ Mart, Pere Marquette Twp.

– 10:06 a.m., two-vehicle crash, no injuries, 5500 block US-10, Pere Marquette Twp.

– 12:38 p.m, two-vehicle crash, no injuries, 5300 block US-10, PM Twp.

– 1:30 p.m, gas drive-off, $20 in fuel taken, 400 block of E. US-10 —Scottville EZ Mart, Custer Twp.

– 4:29 p.m, a 27-year-old Scottville man was arrested for assault following a 911 call, 5000 block of Schwass Road, Riverton Twp.

– 8:30 p.m., larceny of cash, 5600 block of US-10 — Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, PM Twp., employee reported money stolen from her purse.

– 11:30 p.m., one-vehicle rollover crash, no injuries, Nurnberg Road west of Quarterline Road, Grant Twp.

Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015:

– 11:51 a.m.,  a 40-year-old Peoria, Ill. man was arrested on five outstanding warrants , 5200 block of W. US-10 — Burger King, PM Twp.

– 1:33 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injuries, PM Hwy. south of US-10, PM Twp.

– 2 p.m., a warrant is being sought for a 49-year-old Ludington woman for retail fraud stemming from an incident in the 4800 block of W. US-10 — Walmart , PM Twp.

– 5:11 p.m., gas drive-off, $20.01 in fuel taken, 5400 block of W. US-10 — Airport Shell, PM Twp.

– 5:18 p.m., assist to Riverton Township Fire Department  with traffic at structure fire, 2200 block of South Lister, Riverton Twp. See related story.

– 6 p.m., EMS assist, 2100 block of E. US-10, Custer Twp.

Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015:

– 3:31 a.m., traffic issues, Indian Bridge, South Reek Road, Custer Twp.

– 7:09 a.m., alarm activation, 2300 block of US-10/31, Amber Twp.

– 9:11 a.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, US-10/31 west of US-31 bypass, Amber Twp.