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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…

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Driver dies following US 31 bypass crash

January 25, 2023

Driver dies following US 31 bypass crash AMBER TOWNSHIP — The driver of a pickup truck that was involved in a two-vehicle crash on the US 31 bypass near Scottville Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, has died, according to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole. “The driver of the northbound 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT pickup that lost control and crossed into…

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Police news, posted Jan. 25, 2023

January 25, 2023

Police news, posted Jan. 25, 2023 The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023: 5:17 a.m., (Mason County Sheriff’s Office), one-vehicle crash, no injury, Custer Road south of Treml Road, Free Soil Township. 9:56 a.m., (Ludingon Police Department), a 35-year-old Big Rapids man was arrested for retail fraud, 300 block of West Ludington Avenue, City…

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Domestic violence cases top police activity

January 24, 2023

Domestic violence cases top police activity The following is recent police activity in Mason County: Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023: 3:05 p.m., (Michigan State Police), a 58-year-old Fountain man was cited for driving with an expired license, Victory Road west of Decker Road, Amber Township. Monday, Jan. 23, 2023: ​8:48 a.m., (Ludington Police Department), a 14-year-old girl was referred to juvenile…

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Sheriff issues warning about financial accounts

January 23, 2023

Sheriff issues warning about financial accounts LUDINGTON — Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole is warning the public to keep an eye on their financial accounts. “With the recent uptick in fraud and ID theft type cases, it is important to remember to keep a close eye on your bank and credit card statements,” Cole said in a statement Monday morning. …

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