Intoxicated man found lying in snowbank, assaults doctor.

February 11, 2016

SpringsteadVertical_091015PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 54-year-old Ludington man was arrested on charges of disorderly person and assault after Mason County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a reported person lying in the roadway Thursday, Feb. 11, at 1:20 a.m. in the 5800 block of West US 10.

Responding deputies located the man lying in a snowbank with no jacket on, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. He was allegedly highly intoxicated and began cursing at deputies. An officer noted a cut above the man’s eye and transported him to the Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital emergency department for treatment, where he allegedly assaulted the ED physician by grabbing his hand causing an injury.  

The suspect is currently lodged in the Mason County Jail.

The following is Mason County Sheriff’s Office activity Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2016:

7:11 a.m., single vechiclenrollover crash, no injuries, Chauvez and Morton roads, Riverton Township.

4:49 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Scottville and Chauvez roads, Riverton Township.

6 p.m., single vehicle rollover crash, no injuries, Meyers and Conrad roads, Pere Marquette Township.

11:40 p.m., one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Quarterline and Treml roads, Grant 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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