Man fueled by drugs bites deputy’s hand

December 11, 2023

Man fueled by drugs bites deputy’s hand

LUDINGTON — A warrant is being sought for a 19-year-old man believed to be under the influence of drugs for invading a home and biting a Mason County sheriff’s deputy Friday, Dec. 8, shortly after 11 p.m. in the 600 block of North Rath Avenue, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole.

Deputies responded to a reported home invasion, and upon arrival responding police officers, state troopers and sheriff’s deputies found the suspect on the floor in a residence, said Sheriff Cole. “It was suspected this person was under the influence of drugs.”

While attempting to remove him from the house, he bit a deputy on the hand, biting through the skin. The suspect was transported to Corewell Health Ludington Hospital for the suspected drug use, said the sheriff.

The police news is a presentation of Smith & Eddy Insurance, serving west Michigan since 1902, smith-eddy.com.

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 © 2023, 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.

 

 

Eats

Eats