Custer sex offender allegedly contacts children via Facebook.

August 15, 2016

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SHERMAN TOWNSHIP — A warrant is being requested by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office for a 34-year-old Custer man for violating the sex offender registration act after he allegedly “contacted minor children using an unregistered Facebook Page,” stated Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

Deputies were dispatched Friday, Aug. 12, at 8:50 p.m. to the 3000 block of North Custer Road after the sheriff’s office was alerted via “Offender Watch” of a sex offender, Cole said.

Other police activity over the weekend includes:

Friday, Aug. 12, 2016:

  • 10:26 a.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 and Meyers Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 12:58 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 west of Pere Marquette Highway, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 1:49 p.m., (MCSO), a A 28-year-old Ludington man was arrested for second-offense driving while license suspended (DWLS), following a traffic stop, US 10 and Nelson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 3:03 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Pere Marquette Highway south of US 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 6:24 p.m., (MCSO), larceny of deer feeder and trail camera, Davis Road, Grant Township.
  • 7:41 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 31 north of US 10, Amber Township.
  • 9:08 p.m., (MCSO), a warrant is being requested for a 34-year-old Ludington woman, charging her with assault, following a 911 call of a disturbance/assault, 2900 block of Trepanier Drive, Hamlin Township.
  • 10:08 p.m., (MCSO), a 43-year-old Wyoming, Michigan man was arrested for DWLS following a traffic stop, Hansen and Dennis roads, Amber Township.

Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016:

  • 12:39 a.m., (MCSO), a 40-year-old Manchester man was arrested for domestic violence following a 911 call of a disturbance, 5300 block of Wallace, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 7:55 a.m,. (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10 east of Jebavy Drive, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 2:20 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 20-year-old Ludington man was arrested for DWLS, US 10 near Quarterline Road, Amber Township.
  • 3:05 p.m., (MSP), a 21-year-old Fountain was arrested for operating without insurance and driving on an expired license, US 10-31 and Gordon Road, Amber Township.
  • 3:40 p.m., (MCSO), hit-and-run crash, no injuries, 6700 block of North US 31, Victory Township, case pending.
  • 4:42 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $15.90 in fuel taken, 5900 block of W. US 10 — Ludington EZ Mart, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 5:50 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $18.86 in fuel taken, 4800 block of W. US 10 — Murphy Oil, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 6:35 p.m,. (MCSO), gas drive-off, $25 in fuel taken, 5600 block of W. US 10 — Wesco East Gate, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 8:53 a.m. (MCSO), a 17-year-old Ada man was arrested for possession of brass knuckles and minor in possession of alcohol (MIP), Mason County Fairgrounds, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 9:30 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Petersen Road and Victory Drive, Victory Township.

Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016:

  • 12:30 a.m., (MSP), assault and battery, under investigation, 3000 block of US 31, Victory Township.
  • 1:43 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 31 north of US 10-31, Amber Township.
  • 3:25 p.m., (MCSO), larceny of a wallet, 5800 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 4:31 p.m., (MCSO), vehicle/motorcycle crash, minor injuries, US 31 and Fountain Road, Sherman Township.
  • 6:55 p.m., (MCSO), a 41-year-old Belmont woman was arrested for second-offense DWLS after the vehicle she was driving lost a kayak off its roof, which was then struck by another vehicle, US 10 and Darr Road, Custer Township. No injuries were reported.
  • 11:15 p.m., (MSP), domestic violence, under investigation, 4000 block of US 31, Sherman Township.

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