Man arrested after stealing gas from asparagus carts.

June 9, 2022

Man arrested after stealing gas from asparagus carts.

WEARE TOWNSHIP — A 37-year-old Mears man was arrested by Oceana County sheriff’s deputies Monday, June 6, shortly after 6:30 p.m. on 88th Avenue near Jackson Road after allegedly stealing gas from carts used for picking asparagus in the fields, said Oceana County Sheriff Craig Mast.

The man was charged with larceny and operating his vehicle under the influence of drugs. The value of the stolen fuel was $35, said Mast.

Other recent activity of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office includes:

Monday, June 6, 2022:

  • 12:53 p.m., a 38-year-old New Era woman was arrested on a warrant, 5700 block of South Cherokee Bend, Grant Township.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022:

  • 7:39 p.m., malicious destruction of property, 1700 block of North Shore Drive, Golden Township. A house window and siding were broken valued at $300 in damages.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022:

  • 3:21 a.m., domestic assault, 4700 block of South Maple Island Road, Newfield Township.
  • 6:21 p.m., drug paraphernalia found, 5700 block of South Cherokee Bend, Grant Township. Police disposed of the methamphetamine pipes.

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