Car fire sparks drunk driving arrest.

December 30, 2019

Car fire sparks drunk driving arrest.


HAMLIN TOWNSHIP – A 59-year-old Ypsilanti man was arrested by Michigan State Police troopers for operating with a high blood alcohol content Sunday, Dec. 29, shortly after 9 p.m. after the vehicle he was driving caught fire due to a mechanical issue on Jebavy Drive near Jagger Road, according to MSP Trooper Conner Crutchfield.

The man was lodged in the Mason County Jail

The following is other recent police activity in Mason County:

Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019:

– 10:48 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), an an 81-year-old Ludington man was cited for disregarding a stop sign following a two-vehicle traffic crash, North Robert Street, City of Ludington.

– 9:13 p.m., (LPD), a 38-year-old homeless man was arrested for disorderly and trespassing, 1100 block of South Madison Street, City of Ludington.

Friday, Dec. 27, 2019:

– 3:05 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Pere Marquette Highway south of Hesslund Road, Pere Marquette Township.

– 8:30 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive south of Dewey Road, Hamlin Township.

– 12:48 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injury, US 10 east of Jebavy Drive, Pere Marquette Township.

– 2:10 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 32-year-old Scottville woman was arrested for driving an unregistered vehicle, US 10 and Pere Marquette Highway, Pere Marquette Township.

– 5:31 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle rollover crash, with injury, northbound US 31 north of Oceana Drive, Summit Township. A 53-year-old Manistee man received non-life-threatening injuries following a rollover crash.

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019:

– 3:50 p.m., (LPD), a 33-year-old Ludington man was cited for no insurance, East Maple and South Jackson streets, City of Ludington.

– 7:08 p.m., (MSP), a 29-year-old Ludington man was arrested for driving while license suspended (DWLS), US 10 near Meyers Road, Pere Marquette Township.

– 10:32 p.m., (LPD), a 27-year-old Walhalla man was cited for DWLS, North Staffon Street, City of Ludington.

Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019:

– 5:22 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Amber Township.

– 8:28 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Walmart parking lot, 4800 block of West US 10, Pere Marquette Township.

– 8:45 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Jagger Road east of Marilyn Road, Hamlin Township.

– 10:25 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Custer and Powers roads, Custer Township.

– 12:55 p.m., (LPD), a 40-year-old Scottville woman was cited for no insurance, East Filer and South Staffon streets, City of Ludington.

– 6:02 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, US 31 near Free Soil Road, Free Soil Township.

– 6:59 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Stiles Road, south of Hansen Road, Amber Township.

– 7:45 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Fountain Road near Anderson Road, Victory Township.

– 10:33 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Branch Township.

– 11:12 p.m., (MSP), a 17-year-old Muskegon man was arrested for violating a restricted license, Tinkham Avenue near Washington Avenue, City of Ludington.

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