Ludington women arrested for alleged shoplifting spree.

September 21, 2016

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PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Two Ludington women, ages 35 and 26, were arrested by deputies from the Mason County sheriff’s Office Tuesday, Sept. 20, at 8:50 p.m. after they were reportedly found in possession of 20 articles of stolen merchandise at Dollar General on West US 10.

“The call originated after a store employee witnessed the incident and called 911,” said Sheriff Kim Cole. “Both were caught in the parking lot of the store. The 35-year-old was also arrested on an outstanding Wexford County Friend of the Court warrant.”

In a separate incident, an 18-year-old Lansing man was arrested in the 5000 block of West Kistler Road in Summit Township Tuesday at 9:19 p.m. by MCSO on an outstanding felony warrant issued by the Lansing Police Department, charging the suspect with four counts of criminal sexual conduct (CSC).

Other police recent activity includes:

Monday, Sept. 19, 2016:

  • 5 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), an 18-year-old Mears man was arrested on a fugitive warrant, 600 block of Fox Road, Golden Township.

Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016:

  • 2:15 a.m., (MSP), a 24-year-old Ludington man was arrested for second-offense operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), US 10, Amber Township.
  • 4:32 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, US 10 and Stephens Road, Custer Township.
  • 10:25 a.m., (MSP), hit-and-run crash, no injuries,US 10-31 and Brye Road, Amber Township.
  • 11:48 a.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, US 10-31 and Brye Road, Amber Township.
  • 6:34 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $14.40 in fuel stolen, 5400 block of W. US 10 — Airport Shell, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 8:05 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injuries, Pere Marquette Highway and Lenz Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 8:50 p.m., (MSP), gas drive-off, $30 in fuel stolen, Shell gas station, Pere Marquette Township.

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