Man arrested for allegedly assaulting 2 women.

February 1, 2021

Man arrested for allegedly assaulting 2 women.

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HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — A 50-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Sunday, Jan. 31, shortly after 7 p.m. on charges of domestic assault and assault by strangulation after allegedly assaulting two women in the 6500 block of West Linden Road, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. 

Deputies responded to the home following a 911 call. “The dispatcher could hear a female screaming on the phone,” said Sheriff Cole. “Arriving deputies found two females — 40 and 20 years of age — who both had been assaulted. It was reported the male was intoxicated and wanted to leave, but one of the females would not give him the (car) keys. He then reportedly assaulted her, and a second female (the 20-year-old) who had attempted to stop the assault.”

The following is other police activity in Mason County over the wekend:

Friday, Jan. 29, 2021:

  • 6:07 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 north of Johnson Road, Amber Township.
  • 1:35 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, no injury, Pere Marquette Highway south of Wallace Drive, Pere Marquette Township.

Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021:

  • 7:30 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Custer Road south of Conrad Road, Custer Township.
  • 8:05 a.m., (MCSO), alarm activation (Meade Township)
  • 12:43 p.m., (MCSO), a 31-year-old Pentwater man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS) following a traffic stop, Pere Marquette Highway south of US 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 1:25 p.m., (MCSO), a 63-year-old Scottville man was arrested on a criminal bench warrant from Wayne County following a traffic stop, US 10 east of Nelson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 5:23 p.m., (MCSO), a 30 year-old Ludington man was cited for DWLS following a traffic stop, US 10 and Pere Marquette Highway, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 7:45 p.m., (MCSO), a 45-year-old Ludington man was cited for second-offense DWLS following a traffic stop, Filburn and Darr roads, Custer Township.
  • 7:45 p.m., (MCSO), a 26-year-old Ludington man was cited for DWLS following a traffic stop, US 10 and Walhalla Road, Branch Township.
  • 9:02 p.m., (MCSO), a 27-year-old Hart man and a 25-year-old Fountain man were both arrested for possessing meth following a traffic stop, US 10 and Benson Road, Branch Township.
  • 9:04 p.m., (MCSO), alarm activation, Custer Township.

Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021:

  • 1 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Fountain Road, east of US 31, Sherman Township.
  • 3:12 a.m., (MCSO), breaking and entering of a residence, 400 block of West Hoague Road, Grant Township. The complainant returned home to find it had been broken into, said Sheriff Kim Cole. It is unknown if property was stolen.
  • 4:09 a.m., (MCSO), a 46-year-old Muskegon man was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Ludington Police Department for failure to appear following a traffic stop, US 10 and Jackson Road, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 6:35 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, US 10 east of Main Street, Village of Custer.
  • 9:13 a.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle rollover crash, no injury, First Street east of Darr Road, Custer Township.
  • 1:05 p.m., (MCSO), one-vehicle crash, no injury, US 31 freeway north of Oceana Drive, Summit Township.
  • 1:42 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 21-year-old Ludington man was cited for driving without a license, Pere Marquette Highway near Iris Road, Pere Marquette Township.

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