Woman pulled to safety after sailboat flips over.

July 15, 2019

Woman pulled to safety after sailboat flips over.


HAMLIN TOWNSHIP – A 41-year-old NorthbrooK, Illinois woman was pulled to safety by other boaters Saturday, July 13, shortly before 6 p.m. after her sailboat flipped over on Hamlin Lake near the sand dunes, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The woman was thrown into the water when the boat overturned, Cole said. She was wearing a life jacket and was not injured.

The sailboat, which sustained a broken sail and rudder, was pulled to shore by the sheriff’s office marine patrol.

Other police activity in Mason County over the weekend includes:

Friday, July 12, 2019:

8:25 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Stiles Road south of Dewey Road, Victory Township.

8:51 a.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, minor injury, US 10 and US 31 bypass, Amber Township.

2:40 p.m., (MCSO), ​a 26 year-old Ludington man was arrested following a traffic stop for driving while license suspended (DWLS) and a passenger, who is a 30-year-old woman, was arrested on an outstanding warrant from Grand Traverse County for probation violation, US 31 and Hansen Road, Amber Township.

3 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, Jebavy Drive near Bryant Road, Pere Marquette Township.

5:09 p.m., (MCSO), gas drive-off, $68 in fuel stolen, Airport EZ Mart, 5400 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township.

7:26 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 19-year-old Ludington woman was arrested on a bench warrant from 79th District Court for failure to appear, 800 block of Rowe Street, City of Ludington.

10 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Quarterline Road, north of Gurney Road, Grant Township.

Saturday, July 13, 2019:

1:38 a.m., (LPD), a 55-year-old Ludington man was arrested for probation violation, 200 block of East Ludington Avenue, City of Ludington.

12:14 p.m., (MCSO), larceny from a vehicle, 4500 block of West US 10, Amber Township. The victim reported the theft of a medication bottle from his vehicle while it was parked at a local business.

3:17 p.m., (MSP), two-vehicle crash, no injuries, Custer and Sugar Grove roads, Sherman Township.

5:59 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Sheridan Township.

6 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Stiles Road near Hansen Road, Amber Township.

9:44 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Marrison Road east of Stiles Road, Riverton Township.

Sunday, July 14, 2019:

12:44 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Sheridan Township.

Noon, (MSP), illegal dumping, Sippy Road near East Cove Deer Road, Eden Township.

6:37 p.m., (LPD), a 30-year-old Ludington woman was arrested for domestic violence, 500 block of North Lavinia Street, City of Ludington.

5:09 p.m., (MCSO), damaged cell phone, Branch Township. The complainant reported his/her son’s cell phone was thrown into a lake in Branch Township by a family member. The phone, which was valued at $350, was destroyed.​

7:31 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 north of Conrad Road, Amber Township.

8:40 p.m., (MCSO), stolen handgun, 2200 block of East Marrison Road, Eden Township. The victim reported a Glock 9mm handgun was stolen from a residence.

9:47 p.m., (MSP), a 37-year-old Ludington man was arrested for assault, a federal forest road near Nurnberg Road, Grant Township.

Monday, July 15, 2019:

Midnight, (MSP), a 24-year-old Fountain woman was arrested on an outstanding warrant, US 10 nears Stiles Road, Amber Township.

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