Elderly man arrested for choking victim; Silly-String spar leads to arrests.

February 1, 2016

SpringsteadVertical_091015BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A 76-year-old Walhalla man was arrested by deputies from the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at 7:15 p.m., at a residence in the 7300 block of E. US 10, where he allegedly choked the victim.

In separate incident, deputies arrested a 24-year-old Muskegon man and a 26-year-old Muskegon woman at Walmart in Pere Marquette Township Sunday, Jan. 31, at 9:19 p.m. after reportedly spraying each other with cans of Silly String and refusing to pay for them.

Other MCSO activity over the weekend includes:

Friday, Jan. 29, 2016:

2:47 p.m., assist to Michigan State Police, Hart post, bomb threat at Mason County Eastern Schools, Village of Custer. Related story here

6:37 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, US 31 and Sugar Grove Road, Sherman Township.

6:40 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Scottville and Conrad roads, Custer Township.

7:05 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, US 10 and Poplar Road, Custer Township.

7:25 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Iris and Inman roads, Pere Marquette Township.

8 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Reek and Sugar Grove roads, Sherman Township.

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016:

4:42 a.m., a 33-year-old Ludington man was arrested operating with a high blood alcohol content (BAC) following a traffic stop, Jebavy Dr. and US 10, PM Township.

5:19 a.m., a 21-year-old Scottville man was arrested for operating while impaired after deputies responded to a call of a vehicle in the ditch with the driver reportedly sleeping behind the wheel, Decker and Tuttle roads, Custer Township.

6:36 a.m., a  59-year-old Irons man was arrested following a traffic stop for operating while intoxicated and open intoxicants, US 31 and N. Scottville Road, Custer Township.

7:15 a.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Scottville and Chauvez roads, Custer Township.

8:12 a.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Free Soil and Larson roads, Meade Township.

1:55 p.m., gas drive-off, $32.60 in fuel stolen, 400 block of E. US 10 — Scottville EZ Mart, Custer Township.

2:16 p.m., gas drive-off, $26.26 in fuel stolen, 5900 block of W. US 10 — Ludington EZ Mart, PM Township.

8:04 p.m., larceny from a building,  investigation is ongoing, Walmart, 4800 block of W. US 10, PM Township.

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016:

6:47 a.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, State and High streets, City of Scottville.

11:09 a.m., a 33-year-old Scottville woman was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS) following a traffic stop, Stiles and Meisenheimer roads, Riverton Township.

3:01 p.m., a 48-year-old Pentwater man was arrested on an outstanding failure to appear warrant out of Mason County and an outstanding Crawford County Friend of the Court warrant, 6900 block of S. Stiles Road, Riverton Township.

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw.

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