Leaf Pickup Starts Today

The City of Ludingtons annual leaf pick up starts today.  Public works will have several crews out picking up leaves in Ludington! DWP would like to remind residence to remember the following during the leaf pickup season:

On curbed streets, rake leaves into the gutter, all other streets rake leaves to the edge of the street

Keep leaves in a row, do not place your leaves behind mailboxes or trees, equipment cannot reach theses areas.

Broken limbs/brush should not be placed on leaf piles.

Please park cars off the street when leaf piles are in the area.

For more information you can call the DWP office at (231) 843-2873

Rollover Death at Silver Lake Sand Dunes

A 49 year old Grove City, Ohio women is dead after a rollover at the Silver Lake sand dunes. The rollover happened Saturday as Leslyn Marie Yowell was sitting in the back seat of their 2012 Jeep Wrangler when the rollover occoured. She was still trapped inside the upside down vehicle when medical personal responded to the scene. She died a short time later due to serious injuries sustained. Yowell was wearing her seat belt and alcohol does not appear to play a factor.

3 Counts of Embezzlement for Ludington Man

The Michigan State Police Heart Post have released the name of a man who was behind three embezzlement charges by his employer. 39 year old Angelo Barrera Mendes of Ludington was arraigned in the 79th District court of Mason County on October 8th on the following charges:
1 count – Embezzlement $1,000.00 to $20,000.00
1 count- Larceny by conversion $1,000.00 to $20,000.00
1 count- Financial transaction device steal/ retain without consent.  
Investigation by troopers showed that several different methods were used to divert money and equipment from the business that Mendez was working for. 
Mendez faces a maximum penalty of 5yr/$10,000 on two of the counts and a 4yr/$5,000 fine on the third.
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