Woman arrested after deputies find her passed out behind the wheel.

July 23, 2020

Woman arrested after deputies find her passed out behind the wheel.


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AMBER TOWNSHIP — A 29-year-old Ludington woman was arrested Wednesday, July 22, around 7 p.m. at the intersection of US 10 and Brye Road for operating while under the influence of drugs after deputies found her “passed out behind the wheel with the vehicle in drive and her foot on the brake,” said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

Deputies were following a “be on the lookout” alert for a reckless driver.

Other police activity in Mason County Wednesday, July 22, 2020 includes:

– 1:09 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), ​noise complaint, unfounded, 100 block of East Filer​ Street, City of Ludington.

– 5:59 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Darr Road south of Free Soil Road, Free Soil Township.

– 7:15 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Campbell Road south of Millerton Road, Sherman Township.

– 8:36 a.m., (LPD), ​domestic disturbance, all parties interviewed and separated, 500 block of East Dowland​ Street, City of Ludington.

– 12:48 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle hit-and-run crash, no injury, 9300 block of North US 31, Grant Township.

– 2:01 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Amber Township.

– 3:13 p.m.​, (LPD), barking dog, unfounded, owner contacted, 400 block of North Rath​ Avenue, City of Ludington.

– 3:26 p.m.​, (LPD), ​stolen wallet investigation, no suspects, case closed, 200 block of East Fifth Street, City of Ludington.

– 6:21 p.m., (LPD), harassing text message investigation, ​Stearns Park, City of Ludington. ​

– 7:07 p.m., (LPD), ​fraud investigation, case remains open, 600 block of North Lakeview Drive, City of Ludington.​

– 8:31 p.m.​, (LPD), vehicle crash, no injuries, at-fault driver cited, Ferry and Fitch streets, City of Ludington.

– 11:25 p.m., (LPD), ​trouble with tenant, 200 block of West Ludington​ Avenue, City of Ludington. After discussions with police officers, the tenant calmed down.

– 11:23 p.m.​, (LPD), ​domestic violence investigation, 100 block of South Gaylord Street, City of Ludington. The case was prepared and forwarded to the Mason County Prosecutor’s Office,

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