Drunk driving death case hearing delayed.

October 15, 2019

Drunk driving death case hearing delayed. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The preliminary exam for the operating while intoxicated causing death case that was scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15, in 78th District Court was adjourned until Dec. 3, said Oceana County Prosecutor Joseph Bizon. Amber Rae Davis, 28, of 5855 W. 5th St., Mears, has been charged with…

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78th District Court sentencings, Oct. 14, 2019.

October 14, 2019

78th District Court sentencings, Oct. 14, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 78th District Court: – Ryan Mitchell Smith, 28, of 3623 N. 60th Ave., Hart, was found guilty Sept. 30 of operating while impaired and was sentenced to 93 days suspended jail with credit for one day served and $1,090 in…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Oct. 14, 2019.

October 14, 2019

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Oct. 14, 2019 #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Fred Austin Tanner, Jr., 32, of 69 S. 56th Ave., Mears, was found guilty of probation violation and was sentenced Oct. 7 to 22 months to four years in prison with credit for 381 days served…

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Suspects going ‘car to car’ breaking into vehicles.

October 14, 2019

Suspects going ‘car to car’ breaking into vehicles. #HartPoliceDepartment HART – The Hart Police Department is urging residents to keep their cars and homes locked in response to a rash of vehicle break-ins. “The Hart Police Department wants to remind residents to lock their vehicle doors and homes due to several vehicle larcenies over the past week,” states a post…

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MSP investigates break-in.

October 14, 2019

MSP investigates break-in. #OceanaCountyCrime NEWFIELD TOWNSHIP – The Hart post of the Michigan State Police responded to the 1000 block of South 186th Avenue for a break-in Sunday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m., according to Sgt. Charles Hocknsen. Items taken include a camera, clothing and other miscellaneous items. Other MSP activity over the weekend includes: Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019: 7:35…

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Recent deaths, posted Oct. 14, 2019.

October 14, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Oct. 14, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Bonnie Mercein Blanchard, 67, of Pentwater, died on Sunday, October 13, 2019.  Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home of Ludington. Father Norberto Lacuesta Leyrita, 87, of Hesperia, died on October 10, 2019. Wilma L. Whelan, 100, of Whitehall, formerly of Crystal Valley, died on Thursday,…

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Walkerville man charged with vehicle theft following morning manhunt.

October 11, 2019

Walkerville man charged with vehicle theft following morning manhunt. #MasonCountyCrime By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. LUDINGTON — Dustin Allen Himes, Jr. 25, of 4570 N. 176th Ave., Walkerville, was arrested early this morning, Oct. 11, by Mason County Sheriff’s Office deputies and charged with larceny form a vehicle and unlawfully driving away an automobile (UDAA).  The UDAA of a 2006 GMC…

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78th District Court arraignments, Oct. 11, 2019.

October 11, 2019

78th District Court arraignments, Oct. 11, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felony – Brandon Scott Thrailkill, 26, of 3752 W. Van Buren Rd., Hart, was arrested by the State, Sheriffs’, Chiefs’ Enforcement of Narcotics Team (SSCENT) for a felony of analogues possession. Bail: $7,500/cash/surety/10 percent. Preliminary exam: Oct.…

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Teen accused of bringing stun gun, knife to school.

October 11, 2019

Teen accused of bringing stun gun, knife to school. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 17-year-old student faces a felony of possession/sale of a taser and a misdemeanor of weapons–free schools – possessing a weapon – for alleging carrying a stun gun and a knife at Pentwater High School, Sept. 16. Kyle James, of 7320 S. Stiles Rd.,…

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Medical emergency causes US 31 crash.

October 11, 2019

Medical emergency causes US 31 crash. #OceanaCounty HART TOWNSHIP – An 85-year-old Wyoming, Michigan woman was transported by Life EMS to Mercy Health Partners Hackley Campus in Muskegon Thursday, Oct. 10, around 2 p.m. after the 2012 Chevrolet Equinox she was driving went off the road on southbound US 31 near West Log Road; overturned; and crashed into trees, according…

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New Era police seeking theft suspect.

October 11, 2019

New Era police seeking theft suspect. #OceanaCountyCrime NEW ERA – The New Era Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a man who allegedly stole a Firman generator valued at approximately $600 and a box of Midwest Fasteners-brand screws from Veltman Hardware Store Tuesday, Oct. 8, shortly after noon. The suspect is pictured in the above surveillance video screenshot. If…

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Hart Choirs fall concert Oct. 23.

October 10, 2019

Hart Choirs fall concert Oct. 23. HART – Celebrate the arts and vocal music during Hart Choirs first concert of the 2019-2020 season. “First Impressions” fall concert is set for Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Hart Public Schools Auditorium at Hart Middle School. The concert will feature music with lyrics written by American poets. It will run…

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