Motorcyclist seriously injured

September 8, 2015

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PERE MARQUETTE TWP. — A 47-year-old Muskegon man was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash Sunday, Sept. 6, at 3:35 p.m. on the northbound lane of the US-31 freeway near the Chauvez Road overpass, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

He failed to make a curve, and his 1996 Harley Davidson entered the grass median and overturned, ejecting him from the bike. He was transported to Spectrum Health/Ludington Hospital by Life EMS and then flown to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids by AeroMed.

Other local law enforcement activity over the weekend, Sept. 4-7, includes:

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015:

4:47 p.m., (MCSO), two.-vehicle crash, no injuries, US-31 and Johnson Road, Amber Twp.

7:26 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, E. Young Road, Branch Twp.

9:30 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US-31 Freeway near Pere Marquette Hwy., Summit Twp.

Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015:

7:05 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, South Main Street, City of Scottville.

7:28 a.m., (MCSO), larceny of an undisclosed amount of cash taken from a business, 5400 block of W. US-10, PM Twp.

8:48 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US-31 near Scottville Road, Amber Twp.

9:43 p.m., (MCSO), a 40-year-old Hessel, Mich. man was arrested for third-degree retail fraud and a warrant is being requested for a 39-year-old Hessel, Mich. woman following an investigation at Walmart, 4800 block of W. US-10, PM Twp.

Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015:

1:45 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 2000 block of W. US-10/31, Amber Twp.

10:30 a.m., (MCSO), a 26-year-old Pentwater man was cited for failure to report a collision and driving while license suspended (DWLS) following a crash, Hansen Road near Benson Road, Branch Twp.

– 11:15 a.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), a 24-year-old Shelby woman was arrested for DWLS and no insurance, US-31 off-ramp at PM Hwy., PM Twp.

2 p.m., (MCSO), damaged property call, 3000 block of Piney Ridge Road, Hamlin Twp.

10:16 p.m., (MCSO), breaking and entering to residence, 8500 block of N. Quarterline Road, Grant Twp.

Monday, Sept. 7, 2015: 

1:07 a.m., (MCSO), a 47-year-old Ludington man was cited for DWLS, and his 67-year-old passenger was cited for possession of open intoxicants following a traffic stop, Jebavy Drive and Dewey Road, Hamlin Twp.

7:12 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, 3200 block of Free Soil Road, Free Soil Twp.

9:43 a.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Washington and Porter roads, Logan Twp.

11:40 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Meisenheimer and Schwass roads, Riverton Twp.

12:18 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US-31 and US-10, Amber Twp.

12:42 p.m., (MCSO), a 42-year-old Eaton Rapids man was arrested at Walmart, 4800 block of W. US-10, PM Twp., on charges of probation violation and retail fraud after deputies responded to a retail fraud complaint. He was wanted on warrants out of Ingham and Clinton counties.