Drunk cyclist falls off bike, tries to fight deputy.

July 5, 2018

Drunk cyclist falls off bike, tries to fight deputy.


LUDINGTON — A 25-year-old Ludington man was arrested by a Mason County sheriff’s deputy Wednesday, July 4, at 8:22 p.m. after he fell off his bicycle and tried to fight the deputy who was trying to help him, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The man’s blood alcohol content (BAC) was .24, which is three times the legal limit.

The incident occurred at Tinkham and James streets. The deputy “happened upon the person after he had fallen off his bicycle,” Cole said. “The deputy went to check on the injured man, and he took off running on foot. Following a brief foot chase, he was captured and attempted to fight with the deputy. He was arrested and charged with being a disorderly person.”

Other recent police activity in Mason County includes:

Tuesday, July 3, 2018:

– 6:05 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 north of Oceana Drive, Summit Township.

– 8:31 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, LaSalle Road north of Forest Trail, Grant Township.

– 10:15 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Lincoln Road south of Dewey Road, Hamlin Township.

– 3:41 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injury, Pere Marquette Highway south of US 10, Pere Marquette Township.

– 4:11 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injury, US 10 east of Brye Road, Amber Township.

– 6:40 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive and Rasmussen Road, Pere Marquette Township.

– 8:28 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation 4500 block of US 10, Amber Township.

– 8:28 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, Chauvez Road at the US 31 overpass, Pere Marquette Township.

– 10:45 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 south of US 10, Amber Township.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018:

– 3:45 a.m., (MSP), a 27-year-old Fountain woman was arrested for operating while intoxicated and open intoxicants, US 10 near Meyers Road, Pere Marquette Township.

– 1:15 p.m., (MCSO), golf cart rollover crash, 12000 block of North US 31, Grant Township. A 54-year-old Scottville man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Munson Hospital in Manistee.

– 9:16 p.m., (MCSO), ​car/deer crash, no injury, Chauvez Road east of Scottville Road, Custer Township.

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