Suspect gives false name to cop, the name she gives is that of a wanted person

March 10, 2016

servpro_springstead_022616BRANCH TOWNSHIP — A 36-year-old Newaygo woman was arrested after she allegedly gave a false name to a Mason County Sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop Wednesday, March 9 at 10:37 p.m. on Benson Road, north of US 10.

Unfortunately for the suspect, the name she provided to the deputy was the name of a suspended and wanted person, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. The woman was then arrested for giving false information to a police officer, driving while license suspended, and driving without insurance.

Other local law enforcement activity Wednesday, March 9, 2016 includes:

11:41 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), fraud, 500 block of E. Filer St., City of Ludington.

1:09 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), two-car property damage crash, Jebavy Drive and US 10, Pere Marquette Township.

4:55 p.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 600 block of W. Ludington Ave., City of Ludington.

The police news is sponsored by Springstead Law Offices, with locations in Hart and Fremont, 231-873-4022 (Hart), www.springsteadlaw and ServPro with offices in Ludington, Manistee and Cadillac, 231-843-9075,

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