Scottville man arrested after locking himself in vehicle during traffic stop.

November 23, 2020

Scottville man arrested after locking himself in vehicle during traffic stop.


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VICTORY TOWNSHIP — A 35-year-old Scottville man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies after locking himself inside his vehicle during a traffic stop Friday, Nov. 20, shortly after 11:30 a.m. at Fountain and Angling roads, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The suspect was arrested on misdemeanor warrants of domestic violence and two counts of failure to appear and a felony warrant for flight to avoid prosecution. He was also charged with one felony count of resisting and obstructing police for locking himself in his vehicle.

Other police activity over the weekend includes:

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020:

– 5:30 p.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive south of Bertha Lane, Pere Marquette Township.

– 1:54 p.m., (MCSO), fraud, Hamlin Township. The complainant reported someone had made several unauthorized credit card purchases.

– 4 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 43-year-old Ludington man was arrested on a warrant and for drug possession, Tallman Lake Road and 20th Street, Sheridan Township.

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020:

– 12:27 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Amber Township.

– 5:26 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 south of Free Soil Road, Free Soil Township.

– 5:59 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Rath Road north of Decker Road, Hamlin Township.

– 8:57 a.m., (MCSO), illegal dumping, 4900 block of West Conrad Road, Pere Marquette Township. The complainants reported several bags of shingles dumped on their property.

– 6 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Dewey Road west of Jebavy Drive, Hamlin Township.

– 9:22 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 freeway south of the Chauvez Road overpass, Pere Marquette Township.

– 10:50 p.m., (MSP), a 29-year-old Saginaw man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS), US 10 and Stiles Road, Amber Township.

Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020:

– 6:40 a.m., (MCSO) one-vehicle crash, no injury, Tyndall and Decker roads, Branch Township.

– 9:17 a.m., (MCSO), domestic violence arrest, 3000 block of North Reek Road, Sherman Township. A 24-year-old Ludington man was arrested following a 911 call reporting an assault. The reported suspect was located driving on Sugar Grove Road near Morse Road by a second deputy who made a traffic stop and arrested the suspect.

– 6:05 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 freeway south of US 10, Amber Township.

– 6:07 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive north of Fisher Road, Hamlin Township.

– 6:34 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 south of Sugar Grove Road, Sherman Township.

– 9:57 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Townline and Dennis road, Victory Township.

– 10:36 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Pere Marquette Highway and First Street, Pere Marquette Township.

– 10:44 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Amber Township.

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