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.

Single Vehicle Injury Crash

At 2:40 AM (July 3, 2014) Mason County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a rollover crash on Sugar Grove Road west of Campbell Road in Sheridan Township.  The crash occurred when a 2006 Ford 500 4 door passenger car left Sugar Grove Road, went into a ditch, struck a tree and rolled over.

The vehicle contained 3 occupants; a 22 year-old Scottville man, a 19 year-old Scottville woman and a 20 year-old Manistee woman.  All three were transported to Spectrum Health/Ludington Hospital by Life EMS.  The 19 year-old Scottville womanwas then flown to Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids with critical injuries.

Fountain Area Fire & Rescue and Life EMS also responded to the scene.  The case remains under investigation by MCSO.

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