Police warn residents to keep cars, houses locked following rash of break-ins.

January 6, 2020

Police warn residents to keep cars, houses locked following rash of break-ins. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. FERRY TOWNSHIP — A rash of break-ins has hit the small community of Ferry, and local law enforcement officials are advising residents to keep their houses and cars locked. The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office investigated three break-ins over the weekend, and the Hart…

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HPD report.

January 6, 2020

HPD report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Dec. 26th, 2019: – 4:44 a.m., mental health complaint, 500 block of Griswold Street, City of Hart. – 9:18 a.m., harassment complaint, 4000 block of Polk Road, City of Hart. – 11:01 a.m., a 32-year-old Hart man was arrested for felonious assault and home invasion, 800…

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Recent deaths, posted Jan. 6 2020

January 6, 2020

Recent deaths, posted Jan. 6 2020 #OceanaCountyDeaths The following recent death has been reported to OCP: Donald Gaylord Griffis, 85, of Hart, died on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. Listing of 2020 deaths. Listing of 2019 deaths. Listing of 2018 deaths. Listing of 2017 deaths. Beads & Blooms Florist, 78 N. Jebavy Dr., Ludington, MI 49431; 231-425-4133, has sponsored this post.

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 5, 2020.

January 5, 2020

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Jan. 5, 2020. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court:: – Jason Lee Spears, 25, of 5178 Fox Rd., Mears, was found guilty of probation violation and was sentenced Dec. 23 to one year in jail with credit for 271 days served and $490 in fines and…

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Crew working to save second cottage from falling into Lake Michigan.

January 3, 2020

Crew working to save second cottage from falling into Lake Michigan. #LakeMichiganErosion By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WHITE RIVER TOWNSHIP — After one cottage in northern Muskegon County near Montague met its demise due to erosion along the Lake Michigan shoreline, a construction crew is working feverishly to try to save the adjacent cottage from the same fate. The first cottage…

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Break-in investigation tops police activity.

January 3, 2020

Break-in investigation tops police activity. #OceanaCountyCrime GOLDEN TOWNSHIP — The Hart post of the Michigan State Police is investigating a breaking and entering that was reported Thursday, Jan. 2, shortly after 11 a.m. in the 2000 block of North 64th Avenue in which a DVD player was stolen, according to Trooper Conner Crutchfield. Other MSP activity Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020…

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Pentwater kicks off new year with a bang.

January 3, 2020

Pentwater kicks off new year with a bang. PENTWATER — The Pentwater Downtown Development Authority (DDA) launched a new, New Year’s Eve tradition with a community fire pit and fireworks, Dec. 31. Approximately 300 people gathered to share the joy of community and goodwill for 2020. “We are thrilled that so many people came out to enjoy this new tradition,”…

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Obituary: Daniel Joseph Tarnowski, 68, of Hart,

January 3, 2020

Obituary: Daniel Joseph Tarnowski, 68, of Hart, Daniel Joseph Tarnowski, 68, of Hart, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2019, at his home. He was born March 25, 1951, in Detroit, the son of Walter and Virginia (Szymanski) Tarnowski.  Dan started his career in the 70s working for the City of Evart and then the City of Hart as a wastewater…

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78th District Court arraignments, Jan. 2, 2020.

January 2, 2020

78th District Court arraignments, Jan. 2, 2020. #OceanaCountyCrime HART — The following were arraigned recently in 78th District Court: Felonies – Tusskon Davvin Duvall, 18, of 75 E. 4th St., Shelby, was arrested by the Michigan State Police (MSP) for a felony of third-degree criminal sexual conduct (CSC) — victim 13 to 15 years old. Preliminary exam: Jan. 6 at…

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MCP, OCP, providing news since 2012.

January 2, 2020

MCP, OCP, providing news since 2012. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Happy New Year from the team here at Mason County Press and Oceana County Press. We are thankful for every single one of our readers and our advertisers. I started MCP in January 2012 at the urging of others who wanted to see the return of locally-owned news. In 2014,…

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Hart man arrested for breaking into convenience store shed.

January 2, 2020

Hart man arrested for breaking into convenience store shed. #OceanaCountyCrime WALKERVILLE – A 34-year-old Hart man was arrested by Oceana County sheriff’s deputies after allegedly breaking into a supply shed behind the Walkerville Kwikmart on East Main Street and stealing two boxes of beverages, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. Surveillance video showed the suspect prying the lock off the…

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Mail carrier injured in crash.

January 2, 2020

Mail carrier injured in crash. #OceanaCountyNews HART TOWNSHIP – A 38-year-old Hart woman who was delivering US mail in a 2005 Dodge Caravan suffered minor injuries when a 2006 Pontiac G6 rear-ended the Caravan Tuesday, Dec. 31, shortly before 11 a.m. on West Tyler Road near US 31, according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. The Pontiac was…

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