Mears woman charged with pedestrian death.

August 12, 2019

Mears woman charged with pedestrian death. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – Amber Davis, 28, of Mears, has been charged with a felony of operating while intoxicated causing death in connection to the fatal pedestrian crash on East Madison Road near North 126th Avenue in Crystal Township Sunday, Aug. 11,  according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. Scott Parsons,…

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Truck goes off bridge, flips over into creek.

August 12, 2019

  Truck goes off bridge, flips over into creek. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. BENONA TOWNSHIP –– Two men avoided serious injuries after the 1989 GMC Sierra truck they were riding in Monday, Aug. 12, around noon went off the bridge on Scenic Drive and flipped over into Stony Creek. The steering went out on the truck as they were…

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Laundromat employee pleads guilty to stealing coins from machines.

August 12, 2019

Laundromat employee pleads guilty to stealing coins from machines. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 48-year-old Hesperia woman who worked at the Hesperia Laundromat pleaded guilty in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Aug. 12, to breaking and entering a coin-operated device for stealing money out of the washers and dryers. Teresa Lee Pless-Brandt, of 9135 Fox Rd., testified that…

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Polk Road east of Hart closed this week.

August 12, 2019

Polk Road east of Hart closed this week. ELBRIDGE TOWNSHIP – Polk Road between 136th and 144th avenues will be closed this week for construction, according to the Oceana County Road Commission. Workers will install a culvert and perform ditching work, tree removal and shoulder work for upcoming road construction. Local residents will be able to access their homes, and…

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Pedestrian dies after being struck by suspected drunk driver.

August 12, 2019

Pedestrian dies after being struck by suspected drunk driver. #OceanaCountyNews CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP – A 43-year-old Hart man was struck and killed by a suspected drunk driver while walking on East Madison Road just west of North 126th Avenue Sunday, Aug. 11, at 2:16 a.m., according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. Scott Parsons was crossing the gravel section of East…

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Break-ins, crashes top weekend police activity.

August 12, 2019

Break-ins, crashes top weekend police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is police activity in Oceana County over the weekend: Friday, Aug. 9, 2019: 10:28 a.m., (Michigan State Police), a 22-year-old homeless man was arrested after allegedly stealing a purse from a vehicle, 4000 block of West Shelby Road, Shelby Township. 10:30 p.m., (MSP), one-vehicle crash, US 31 and Shelby Road, Shelby…

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Recent deaths, posted Aug. 12, 2019.

August 12, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Aug. 12, 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Scott Parsons, 43, of Hart, died on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Layne Ross Six, 66, of Mears, died on Thursday, August 5, 2019. Debra Ann (Graves) Slates, 62 of New Era, died on Saturday, August 7, 2019. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr.,…

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Walkerville woman killed on US 10 identified, more details released. 

August 11, 2019

Walkerville woman killed on US 10 identified, more details released.  #MasonCountyNews. AMBER TOWNSHIP — The Mason County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman killed early Saturday morning while walking on US 10/31 as Cecilia Knowles, 25, of Walkerville. According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, the crash occurred about 3:08 a.m. on Aug. 10 just west of Dennis Road. Knowles…

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Walkerville woman killed on US 10/31 in Mason County.

August 10, 2019

Walkerville woman killed on US 10/31 in Mason County. #MasonCountyNews. AMBER TOWNSHIP (Mason County) — A 25-year-old Walkerville woman was killed early this morning, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, after she was struck by a car while walking along US 10/31. According to Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole, emergency personnel were called to the scene, west of Dennis Road, at 3:08…

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Home invasion tops 78th District Court arraignments.

August 9, 2019

Home invasion tops 78th District Court arraignments. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Joshua Mark Bassett-Lynch, 28, of 5813 Irons Rd., Ludington, was arrested by the Hart Police Department (HPD) for a felony of first-degree home invasion. Preliminary exam: Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. Bail: $15,000/cash/surety/10 percent. Bassett-Lynch…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Aug. 9, 2019

August 9, 2019

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Aug. 9. 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Jason Lee Spears, 25, of 5178 W. Fox Rd., Mears, was found guilty June 10 of weapons/ammunition possession and was sentenced Aug. 5 to 250 days in jail with credit for 133 days served; 18 months…

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Sergeant’s quick actions save tavern from fire.

August 8, 2019

Sergeant’s quick actions save tavern from fire. #OceanaCountyNews By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. CRYSTAL TOWNSHIP – Sgt. Scott Bosley of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office was in the right place at the right time, and his quick actions saved the Crystal Valley Pour House (formerly the Crystal Valley Tavern) from a grease fire in the kitchen Monday night, Aug. 5, said…

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