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Deputies busy assisting motorists stuck in snow.

November 13, 2019

Deputies busy assisting motorists stuck in snow. #MasonCounty Several vehicles were stuck in the snow in the early morning hours Tuesday, Nov. 12, when Mason County was hit with heavy lake effect snow and frigid temperatures. Many vehicles were stuck in the Scottville area, where the National Weather Service in Grand Rapids reported over 10 inches of snow fell. No…

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Crashes on snowy roads keep police busy.

November 12, 2019

Crashes on snowy roads keep police busy. #MasonCountyCrime The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Friday, Nov. 8, 2019: 10:22 p.m., (Michigan State Police), car/deer crash, US 31 near the Ludington Rest Area, Summit Township. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019: 11:20 a.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, Chauvez Raod near Hoganson Road, Riverton Township. 12:05 p.m., (MSP), a 19-year-old Walkerville man…

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Police busy with car/deer crashes.

November 11, 2019

Police busy with car/deer crashes. #MasonCounty Recent police activity in Mason County includes: Friday, Nov. 8, 2019: 4:15 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), car/deer crash, no injury, Pere Marquette Highway and Hesslund Road, Pere Marquette Township. 6:51 a.m., (MCSO), car/deer crash, no injury, US 10 east of Wildwood Crossing, Amber Township. 1:02 p.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 40-year-old Ludington man…

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Suspect who fled from deputies arraigned; another charged with harboring a fugitive.

November 8, 2019

Suspect who fled from deputies arraigned; another charged with harboring a fugitive. #MasonCountyCrime LUDINGTON — The two suspects arrested Thursday, Nov. 7 for fleeing from police were arraigned today in Mason County’s 79th District Court. Donnie Ray Totten, III, 24, whose last known address was 1085 E. Hawley Road, Eden Township, was arrested by Mason County sheriff’s deputies after hiding…

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Crashes among police activity.

November 8, 2019

Crashes among police activity. #MasonCountyCrime The following is activity of the Mason County Sheriff’s Office Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019: 4:12 a.m., alarm activation, Pere Marquette Township. 11:25 a.m., warrant arrest, US 10 and Amber Road, Amber Township. A 21-year-old Custer man was arrested on an outstanding Lake County Friend of the Court warrant following a traffic stop. 3:08 p.m., two-vehicle…

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