Man fights with police during arrest in Walmart parking lot.

August 10, 2022

Man fights with police during arrest in Walmart parking lot.

The police news is a presentation of Lenz-Balder Insurance, offering Auto Owners Insurance, 201 E. Court St., Ludington, 231-845-6279, www.lenzbalderins.com.

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 39-year-old Ludington man fought with police during his arrest Tuesday, Aug. 9, shortly before 3 p.m.in the Walmart parking lot, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

In addition to the misdemeanor stalking charge in the warrant, the man now also faces a felony charge of assaulting/resisting/obstructing police.

“He was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant out of Ludington Police Department for stalking following a traffic stop,” said Sheriff Cole. “During the stop, the suspect refused to exit his vehicle and put the vehicle in reverse, attempting to leave, while the deputy was attempting to remove him from the vehicle. The subject was removed from the vehicle and actively fought with two Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies and a Michigan State Police trooper.”

The following is other police activity in Mason County Tuesday, Aug, 9, 2022:

  • 7:15 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 west of Taylor Road, Branch Township.
  • 8:33 a.m., (MCSO), a 35 year-old Fountain man was arrested on a felony warrant for unlawful driving away of an automobile issued by the Muskegon Police Department following a traffic stop, Jebavy Drive and US 10, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 10:29 a.m., (MCSO), larceny, Mason County Fairgrounds, Pere Marquette Township. The complainant reported that a pair of work boots was stolen from his vehicle.
  • 2:40 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 37-year-old Ludington man was cited for driving while license suspended (DWLS), Madison and First​ streets, City of Ludington.
  • 5:25 p.m., (MCSO), two-vehicle crash, minor injury, US 10 west of Pere Marquette Highway, Pere Marquette Township.
  • 6:15 p.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, Sugar Grove Road west of Custer Road , Sherman Township.

Please consider helping to fund local news. Mason County Press and Oceana County Press are available for free thanks to the generous support of our advertisers and individuals. Three ways to help us: Venmo: @MasonCountyPress; Paypal: MasonCountyPress@gmail.com; Mail a check to PO BOX 21, Scottville, MI 49454.

This story is copyrighted © 2022, all rights reserved by Media Group 31, LLC, PO Box 21, Scottville, MI 49454. No portion of this story or images may be reproduced in any way, including print or broadcast, without expressed written consent.

As the services of Media Group 31, LLC are news services, the information posted within the sites are archivable for public record and historical posterity. For this reason it is the policy and practice of this company to not delete postings. It is the editor’s discretion to update or edit a story when/if new information becomes available. This may be done by editing the posted story or posting a new “follow-up” story. Media Group 31, LLC or any of its agents have the right to make any changes to this policy. Refer to Use Policy for more information.

 

Area Churches

Eats & Drinks

Eats & Drinks