Garage Thefts in Muskegon

Muskegon Police are urging residents to lock their garage doors. According to, multiple residents have reported thefts of power tools from their garages. Items that are mostly being stolen include weed trimmers, chainsaws and similar tools. Police say all of the thefts have occurred in the day time. In addition to locking garages, people should also write down the serial numbers of all their power tools and report any suspicious activity or persons to the police immediately.

Body Found in Muskegon Lake

The body of a missing man is discovered in Muskegon Lake. According to, the man was found by a Muskegon Fire Department boat around 11pm Tuesday. Authorities say he was reported missing Tuesday evening after kayaking all afternoon. His name hasn't been released yet.

West Nile Virus Discovered in Michigan

West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Community Health reported yesterday that the virus was found in a mosquito pool in Saginaw County. The discovery was made last month and is the first report of it this season. Last year, two people died and 34 fell ill to the virus in Michigan.

OWI with Child Endangerment

Mason County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 37 year-old Fountain woman for OWI 1st w/High BAC & Child Endangerment following a traffic stop at 1:03 AM (July 3, 2014).  During the stop deputies discovered 2 small children sleeping in the back seat.

The stop was made on Johnson Road near Nelson Road in Pere Marquette Township.

Suspect is lodged in the Mason County Jail.

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