Man arrested for disorderly person, resisting arrest after allegedly refusing to pay for cab ride

January 26, 2023

Man arrested for disorderly person, resisting arrest after allegedly refusing to pay for cab ride

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — A 66-year-old Ludington man was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies Wednesday, Jan. 25, around 8 p.m. on charges of ​disorderly person and resisting arrest after refusing to pay for a $6 cab ride, said Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

The incident occurred in the Roadway Inn parking lot on West US 10 “following a 911 call regarding a subject who was refusing to pay a $6 cab fare and seemed under the influence,” said Sheriff Cole. “When deputies arrived, the suspect reportedly refused to exit the cab and made threatening statements towards deputies. When removed from the vehicle, the suspect resisted deputies by struggling with them while they were attempting to handcuff him.”

The following is other activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023:

  • 12:43 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Meisenheimer Road east of Scottville Road, Eden Township.
  • 3:59 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Hawley Road west of Scottville Road, Riverton Township.
  • 7 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Quarterline Road north of Hoague Road, Grant Township.
  • 8:15 a.m., car/deer crash, no injury, Hansen Road east of LaSalle Road, Amber Township.
  • 7 p.m., car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 east of Tuttle Road, Custer Township.
  • 8:43 p.m., one-vehicle crash, no injury, Jebavy Drive south of Swan Pointe Drive, Hamlin Township.

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