ID theft results in over $7,000 in phone bills; off road biker injured.

May 30, 2016

servpro_springstead_022616PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fraud/identity theft complaint received Friday, May 27, at 11:06 a.m. in the 2000 block of S. Lakeshore Drive.

“The victim had an unknown person take out a Verizon phone plan in his name and charge over $7,000 in phone bills,” said Sheriff Kim Cole.

The following is other Mason County Sheriff’s Office activity over the weekend:

Friday, May 27, 2016:

– 4:55 a.m., one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Stiles Road near Fountain Road, Victory Township.

– 9:47 a.m., breaking and entering, 1900 block of W. US 10-31, Amber Township.

– 10:11 a.m., illegal dumping, 5800 block of N. Stiles Road, Victory Township.

– 2:47 p.m., damaged property, victim reported his garage door kicked, 8700 block of E. US 10, Branch Township.

– 5:08 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 and Meyers Road, Amber Township.

Saturday, May 28, 2016:

– 2:34 a.m., a 24-year-old Ludington man was arrested for operating while intoxicated following a traffic stop, Jebavy Drive and Bryant Road, PM Township.

– 10:19 a.m. ,two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 and Meyers Road, PM Township.

– 12:27 p.m., ​damaged property, victim reports four tires slashed on his vehicle
200 block of W. Millerton Rd., Victory Township.

– 3:10 p.m., one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Conrad and Stiles roads, Amber Township.

– 5:22 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Jagger and Lincoln roads, Hamlin Township.

– 10:24 p.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Fountain and Dennis roads, Victory Township.

– 10:42 p.m., ​a 22-year-old Fountain man was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs following a traffic stop, US 10 and Brye, Amber Township.

Sunday, May 29, 2016:

– 2:45 a.m., ​24 year-old Ludington man was arrested for operating while intoxicated following a traffic stop, US 10 and PM Hwy., PM Township.

– 5:35 a.m., car/deer crash, no injuries, Hawley and Scottville roads, Riverton Township.
– 5:46 a.m., ​car/deer crash, no injuries, US 10-31 and Gordon Road, Amber Township.

– 2:20 p.m., two-vehicle crash, minor injuries, US 10 and US 31 southbound on-ramp, Amber Township.

– 5:06 p.m., trespassing, 1900 block of W. Conrad Road, Amber Township, case remain under investigation.

– 9:30 p.m., a 35-year-old Fountain man was operating a dirt bike on private property when he lost control and was ejected off the cycle. He was transported to Spectrum Health/Ludington Hospital for treatment. The crash occurred on private property in the 4400 block of N. Custer, Sherman Township.

– 11:06 p.m., ​a 46-year-old Grand Haven woman was arrested for OWI following a traffic stop, Tamarack Trailer Park entrance, Hamlin Township.

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