Man faces jail for assault with police baton.

November 25, 2019

Man faces jail for assault with police baton. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 24-year-old Shelby man faces serving one year in jail after pleading guilty in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Nov. 25, to a felony of assault with a dangerous weapon. “I had a military stock police baton,” said Benjamin Anthony Kittel, of 1010 S. 42nd Ave.,…

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Shelby man sentenced to prison for heroin, boot camp possible.

November 25, 2019

Shelby man sentenced to prison for heroin, boot camp possible. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – A 29-year-old Shelby man was sentenced to 23 months to 20 years in prison in 27th Circuit Court Monday, Nov. 25, for a felony conviction of possession with intent to deliver heroin less than 50 grams. Juan Miguel Camarero-Otero, of 3071 W. Baseline…

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Weekend police report.

November 25, 2019

  Weekend police report. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is police activity over the weekend in Oceana County: Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019: 8:22 p.m., (Michigan State Police), domestic assault, East Garfield Avenue, Ferry Township. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019: 5:40 p.m., (MSP), car/deer crash, US 31 near the Hart rest area, Hart Township. 6:06 p.m., (MSP), larceny from a vehicle, 8000 block of…

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The Land: New fairgrounds building honors memory of Kaitlynn Scott.

November 22, 2019

The Land: New fairgrounds building honors memory of Kaitlynn Scott. The Land is series telling the stories about local agriculture. It is a presentation of Peterson Farms. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — The tight-knit 4-H community tragically lost a star member last summer when 14-year-old Kaitlynn Scott’s life was cut short. Both Kaitlynn and her father Eric Scott were…

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Minor injuries in head-on crash.

November 22, 2019

Minor injuries in head-on crash. #OceanaCounty SHELBY TOWNSHIP – The drivers involved in a head-on crash Thursday, Nov. 21, shortly before 6 a.m. on Oceana Drive near Buchanan Road received minor injuries, according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. A 63-year-old Shelby man driving a 2003 Ford Expedition “stated he was disoriented due to the darkness, rain, and…

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27th Circuit Court sentencings, Nov. 21, 2019.

November 21, 2019

27th Circuit Court sentencings, Nov. 21, 2019. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART – The following were sentenced recently in 27th Circuit Court: – Jonathon Carl Schamber, 34, of 4590 Seymour Dr., New Era, was found guilty Sept. 23 of credit card possession and was sentenced Nov. 18 to 10 months in jail with credit for 183 days served; two…

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Doe shot in poaching incident.

November 21, 2019

Doe shot in poaching incident. #OceanaCountyCrime ELBRIDGE TOWNSHIP – Two teens could face some hefty fines in connection to poaching a deer Wednesday night, Nov. 20, according to Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast. A sergeant from the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office was sent out to respond to shots fired shortly before 10 p.m. on North 116th Avenue after a resident…

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Man with 25 convictions sent to prison for probation violation.

November 21, 2019

Man with 25 convictions sent to prison for probation violation. #OceanaCountyCrime By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. HART — A 53-year-old Montague man with 10 felony convictions and 15 misdemeanors was sentenced this week in 27th Circuit Court to 15 months to four years in prison for probation violation. Jasen Lee Tyler, of 8518 Robinhood Dr., violated his probation by using drugs,…

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Safety tips to avoid a winter house fire.

November 21, 2019

Safety tips to avoid a winter house fire. By Allison Scarbrough, Editor. WALKERVILLE – As the winter season closes in, make sure your home is protected from tragedy. “Especially with our department, winter is the time of year for house fires,” said Firefighter and EMT Brian Hintz with Walkerville Area Fire and Rescue. Residents who heat with indoor or outdoor…

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Longbridge Road opens after nearly 7-month closure.

November 21, 2019

Longbridge Road opens after nearly 7-month closure. PENTWATER TOWNSHIP – After nearly seven months, Longbridge Road officially re-opened to traffic Thursday, Nov. 21. Oceana County Road Commission Clerk Sandy Griffin made the announcement early Thursday afternoon. The road had been closed due to flooding caused by record high water levels. The road commission received permission earlier this month from Great…

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Warrant arrests top HPD activity.

November 21, 2019

Warrant arrests top HPD activity. #OceanaCountyCrime The following is recent activity of the Hart Police Department: Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019: – 3 p.m., abandoned vehicles, 2000 block of North Oceana Drive, City of Hart. – 7:47 p.m., wellbeing check, 500 block of State Street, City of Hart. Friday, Nov. 15, 2019: – 4:30 p.m., traffic hazard, North Oceana Drive and…

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Car crashes on rain-slicked US 31.

November 21, 2019

Car crashes on rain-slicked US 31. #OceanaCounty SHELBY TOWNSHIP – A 41-year-old Muskegon woman received minor injuries in a single-vehicle crash on US 31 near Hayes Road Thursday, Nov. 21, at 7:45 a.m., according to an Oceana County Sheriff’s Office accident report. A 2-year-old boy who was a passenger in the 2014 Hyundai Veloster was uninjured, states the report. The…

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