Benzie Co. Woman Arrested for Posing as Doctor

A Benzie County woman is in jail for pretending to be a doctor. The 38-year-old woman was arrested in her home by the Traverse Narcotics Team and other local agencies. reports the woman was fraudulently calling in prescriptions at pharmacies for herself. FBI started to investigate her after a pharmacist made a tip to authorities. Officers seized different prescriptions when they made the arrest. She is currently lodged at the Benzie County Jail. 

House of Flavors Recalls Ice Cream

House of Flavors recalls one of its ice creams. The manufacturing company, based out of Ludington, is recalling Belmont Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough because it may contain nuts that don't appear on the label. The ice cream is sold at Aldi stores in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. House of Flavors released a statement yesterday, saying the recall comes after two people reported allergic reactions from the ice cream. Customers can return the ice cream to an Aldi store. The closest ones are in Muskegon and Big Rapids.  

Power Outage Resolved in Mason County

Parts of Mason County were without power this morning. The Ludington Daily News is reporting that 646 Great Lakes Energy customers were without power... but after two hours it has been restored. 19 customers in Lake County were also affected. The cause of the outage was a downed feeder line at the Fountain substation. 


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