Alleged drunk driver arrested after going 96 mph.

April 20, 2021

Alleged drunk driver arrested after going 96 mph.

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CUSTER — A 50 year-old Ludington woman was arrested by a Mason County sheriff’s deputy following a “be on the lookout” for a high speed-reckless driver eastbound on US 10 coming from Scottville Monday, April 19, shortly before 6 p.m., according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The deputy was on patrol in the Village of Custer and clocked the suspect vehicle going 96 mph in a 55 mph zone, Sheriff Cole said.  

The woman is charged with second-offense operating while intoxicated and resisting and opposing arrest.

“Following the arrest, the suspect reportedly struggled with the deputy, making several attempts to pull away while being handcuffed.”  

She remains lodged in the Mason County Jail. 

Other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Monday, April 19, 2021 includes: 

  • 6:35 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 south of Fountain Road, Sherman Township.
  • 6:53 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 south of Beyer Road, Sherman Township.
  • 10:30 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Lincoln Road north of Ehler Road, Hamlin Township.
  • 5:12 p.m., two-vehicle crash, no injury, US 10 and Brye Road, Amber Township.

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