Suspect tracked by K-9 for more than 2 miles, captured.

May 2, 2016
Mason Co. Sheriff's K-9 Cash

Mason Co. Sheriff’s K-9 Cash

FREE SOIL TOWNSHIP — Mason County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken Baum and K-9 tracking dog, Cash, tracked an alleged parole absconder for more than two miles Saturday morning, April 30, in the 10000 block of North Stephens Road, before apprehending the 34-year-old man.

At 10:31 a.m., Michigan State Police troopers and Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the residence, acting on a tip of a wanted parole absconder, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “Upon arrival to the residence, the suspect fled out a rear door and was tracked for over two miles before giving up and being taken into custody.”

The suspect is currently lodged in the Mason County Jail.

The following is other local law enforcement activity over the weekend:

servpro_springstead_022616Friday, April 29, 2016:

6:46 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Custer and Anthony roads, Eden Township.

9:45 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), breaking and entering, 700 block of E. Filer St., City of Ludington.

10:27 a.m., (LPD), larceny, 900 block of Holly Lane, City of Ludington.

11:30 a.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), a 16-year-old Custer girl was apprehended and released to her parents for use of methamphetamine, 900 block of Diana Street., City of Ludington.

12:04 p.m., (MCSO), hit and run crash, no injuries, 4800 block of W. US 10, Pere Marquette Township.

4:58 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, minor injury, US 10-31 east of Brye Rd., Amber Township.

5 p.m., (MCSO), hit and run crash, no injuries, US 10-31 and Brye Rd., Amber Township.

Saturday, April 30, 2016:

12:30 a.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $20 in fuel stolen, 5400 block of W. US 10 — Ludington EZ Mart, PM Township.

10:47 a.m., (MCSO), breaking and entering to an auto, 3900 block of W. US 10, Amber Township.

1 p.m., (MSP), a 34-year-old man (hometown unavailable) was arrested on a fugitive warrant, 10000 block of Stephens Road., Free Soil Township.

2 p.m., (MCSO), hit and run crash, no injuries, 4800 block of W. US 10, PM Township.

7:09 p.m., (LPD), disturbance, suspicious situation, 400 block of E. Melendy St., City of Ludington.

8:50 p.m., (MSP), a 36-year-old Scottville woman was cited for operating without insurance and unlawful license plate, Hansen Road and US 31, Amber Township.

11:15 p.m., (LPD), suspicious situation, 500 block of E. Melendy St., City of Ludington.

Sunday, May 1, 2016:

1:10 a.m., (MCSO), two Scottville teens and one Branch teen were cited for MIP following a traffic stop, Conrad and Poplar, Custer Township.

9:11 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injuries, northbound US 31 Freeway near the PM Hwy. exit, PM Township.

7:45 a.m., (MSP), a 24-year-old Chase, Michigan man was arrested for operating without insurance, US 10 and Benson Road, Branch Township.

2:29 p.m., (LPD), suspicious situation, 1000 block of Pineway Street, City of Ludington.

9:43 p.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 500 block of E. Danaher St., City of Ludington.

10 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Free Soil and Masten roads, Meade Township.

11:32 p.m., (LPD), domestic assault, 400 block of E. Third St., City of Ludington.

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