Man arrested for sending hundreds of malicious texts.

October 27, 2021

Man arrested for sending hundreds of malicious texts.

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LUDINGTON — ​A 44-year-old Ludington man was arrested for malicious use of telecommunications services  Tuesday, Oct. 26​, shortly before 3 p.m. in the ​400 block of North Ferry Street, according to Cpt. Steve Wietrzykowski of the Ludington Police Department.

“The man had been sending hundreds of text messages and phone calls to a 43-year-old Ludington woman over the past few days after being told to stop,” said Cpt. Wietrzykowski. The suspect was lodged in the Mason County Jail.

The following is other recent police activity in Mason County:

Monday, Oct. 25, 2021:

  • ​5:29 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 29-year-old Ludington woman was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS), ​Madison and First​ streets, City of Ludington.

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021:

  • 5:14 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), alarm activation, City of Scottville.
  • 5:30 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Chauvez Road east of Custer Road, Eden Township.
  • 6:52 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 east of Tuttle Road, Custer Township.
  • 7:36 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Angling Road south of Meyers Road, Hamlin Township.
  • 8 a.m,. (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 31 freeway north of Oceana Drive, Summit Township.
  • 8:56 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), ​a 51-year-old Ludington man was arrested on an outstanding failure to appear warrant issued by the 79th District Court, 300 block of East Court Street​, City of Ludington. The original charge was second-offense DWLS. He was lodged in the Mason County Jail.
  • 7:25 p.m., (LPD), ​a 43-year-old Ludington woman was cited for DWLS, Washington Avenue and Whittier​ Street, City of Ludington.
  • ​10:49 p.m., (LPD), ​a 59-year-old Ludington man was arrested for domestic assault and battery by strangulation, 600 block of North Lakeshore Drive​, City of Ludington. The victim, a 58-year-old Ludington woman, had minor redness and scratches from the incident. The man was lodged in the Mason County Jail.

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