OWI, disorderly arrests top HPD activity.

November 30, 2019

OWI, disorderly arrests top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019: – 2:43 p.m., truancy, 300 block of Johnson Street, City of Hart. – 7:08 p.m., noise complaint, 1000 block of Parmington Avenue, City of Hart. Friday, Nov. 22, 2019: – 8 a.m., assault and battery, 700 block of East…

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Stuff the Blue Goose.

November 29, 2019

Stuff the Blue Goose. PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP – The Hart post of the Michigan State Police will conduct an event to benefit the less fortunate in the Hart and Ludington areas — Stuff the Blue Goose for Christmas. The event is set for Friday, Dec. 13, from 3-7 p.m. at the Ludington-area Walmart on US 10. “We have long referred…

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78th District Court arraignments, Nov. 27, 2019.

November 27, 2019

78th District Court arraignments, Nov. 27, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Devonte Michael Howard, 19, of 715 E. Concord St., Pentwater, was arrested by the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) for a felony of fugitive from justice. Bail: $50,000/cash. Richard Edward Walker, 61, of 2461 Wisconsin Ave., Muskegon,…

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Two-count warrant issued in pedestrian death case.

November 27, 2019

Two-count warrant issued in pedestrian death case. HART — A two-count warrant has been issued against a Rothbury man who was driving the Country Dairy farm truck that hit and killed a 14-year-old Montague girl and her father the night of June 3 on Webster Road in Grant Township. The name of the suspect, who was 57 years old at…

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Taylor Road closed due to failed culvert.

November 27, 2019

Taylor Road closed due to failed culvert. LEAVITT TOWNSHIP – Taylor Road between 198th and 204th avenues is presently closed due to a failed culvert, according to the Oceana County Road Commission. Work will begin next week. Local residents will be able to access their property during the closure, according to the road commission. This story is copyrighted © 2019,…

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Trooper sentenced for impaired driving.

November 27, 2019

Trooper sentenced for impaired driving. #OceanaCounty HART – A 26-year-old Michigan State Police trooper was found guilty in 78th District Court and sentenced for impaired driving last week, according to court records. Conner Ray Crutchfield of Pentwater remains employed at the Hart post, but is currently not on road patrol. He is handling administrative duties, said F/Lt. Jeff White, post…

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Recent deaths, posted Nov. 27 2019.

November 27, 2019

Recent deaths, posted Nov. 27 2019. #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent deaths have been reported to OCP: Phyllis Creve Wambaugh, 94, of Hart, died on Monday, November 25, 2019. Wayne John Hoffman, 61, of Shelby, died on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Brandi Lynn Coulier-Buchner, 23, of Hesperia, died on Monday, November 25, 2019. Richard L. Roberts, Sr., 87, of Hart, died on…

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Recent births, reported Nov. 27, 2019

November 27, 2019

Recent births, reported Nov. 27, 2019 Births took place at Spectrum Health Ludington Hospital, unless indicated otherwise. Madison Marie Michels, the daughter of Katie Schiebner and Nicholas Michels of Hart, was born November 15, 2019. Madalynn Elaine Doris Mitchell, the daughter of Ashely Carrier and Aaron Mitchell of Hart, was born November 19, 2019. Jesus Alberto Morales, Jr., the son of Jessica…

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Officers grow beards to raise money for charity.

November 26, 2019

Officers grow beards to raise money for charity. #NoShaveNovember #CrystalValleyCareFund HART – If you’ve noticed that many of our local police officers are looking a little scruffy, it’s because they’re participating in “No Shave November” to raise money for a local charity. Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast challenged his deputies and officers to quit shaving through the month of November.…

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Suspect shatters sheriff’s office window.

November 26, 2019

Suspect shatters sheriff’s office window. #OceanaCountyCrime HART – A 35-year-old Hart man faces a felony of damaging police property after allegedly shattering a window by the entrance door to the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office Monday, Nov. 25, around 9 p.m. A family member transported the man to the sheriff’s office after a domestic violence incident on West Tyler Road in…

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Hallucinating roof jumper arrested for disorderly person.

November 26, 2019

Hallucinating roof jumper arrested for disorderly person. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 30-year-old Petoskey man who appeared to be under the influence of some type of drug allegedly caused several disturbances Monday afternoon, Nov. 25, in downtown Hart. The man climbed onto the roof of the Huntington Bank building and also jumped onto the roof of a…

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Optimists award ‘Outstanding Girl and Boy of the Year.’

November 26, 2019

Optimists award ‘Outstanding Girl and Boy of the Year.’ SHELBY – The Shelby Optimist Club announced its annual “Outstanding Boy and Girl” winners at the Shelby Academic Banquet earlier this month. Seniors Mishelle Brito and David Barranco-Calixto were honored for their excellence in leadership, ability and character. Mishelle currently attends West Shore Community College with the Academy of Science, Math…

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