Scottville Home Fire

A home in Scottville catches fire. Scottville, Custer, Pere Marquette and Riverton Fire Departments all responded to the scene, on State Street, at about 4pm, yesterday. The fire started and spread throughout the second story of the home. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire within 40 minutes, but ammunition in the house caused for concern. The family of three made it out of the house safely. 


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. 

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