Woman arrested for ‘under ringing’ in Walmart self check-out lane.

March 13, 2019

Woman arrested for ‘under ringing’ in Walmart self check-out lane.


PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – A 38-year-old Baldwin woman was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly “under-ringing” merchandise in the self check-out
lane at Walmart Monday afternoon, March 11, stealing nearly $870 in merchandise, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The woman faces a felony of first-degree retail fraud.

“An investigation revealed the suspect had rang up merchandise totaling $164.19,” said Cole. “When checking the actual merchandise in the shopping cart, she reportedly had not paid for $869.35. Warrants are also being requested for two additional persons in connection with this case.”

Other recent police activity in Mason County includes:

Monday, March 11, 2019:

  • 12:11 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 22-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for domestic violence, 700 block of West Ludington Avenue, City of Ludington.
  • 1:21 a.m. (Michigan State Police), a 31-year-old Free Soil man was arrested for operating while intoxicated (OWI) following a one-vehicle crash, no injuries, Stephens and Koenig roads, Free Soil Township.
  • 1:57 p.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), a 38-year-old Fountain man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS) following a traffic stop, US 10 and Nelson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 5:27 p..m., (LPD), larceny, 100 block of West Ludington Avenue, City of Ludington.
  • 6:03 p.m,. (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Schoenherr Road north of Hansen Road, Branch Township.
  • 6:51 p.m., (LPD), a 27-year-old Ludington man was arrested for OWI, Clayton Court, City of Ludington.
  • 7:12 p.m., (LPD), disturbance, 200 block of South Delia Street, City of Ludington.
  • 7:57 p.m., (LPD), domestic assault, no arrests, 300 block of North Rowe Street, City of Ludington.
  • 9:10 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Pere Marquette Highway south of First Street, Pere Marquette Township.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019:

  • 7:49 a.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle hit-and-run crash, no injury, US 10 east of Gordon Road, Amber Township. The victim reported an eastbound dark-colored vehicle crossed all five lanes, sideswiped her westbound vehicle, and then left the scene.
  • 2:26 p.m., (LPD), non-sufficient funds check, under investigation, 500 block of US 10, Amber Township.
  • 9:03 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Custer Road north of Freeman Road, Free Soil Township.
  • 9:27 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Stiles and Sugar Grove roads, Victory Township.
  • 11:57​ p.m., (MCSO), a 22-year-old Ludington man was cited for DWLS following a traffic stop, US 10 and Amber Road, Amber Township.

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