No one injured when trailer comes unhitched from vehicle hauling it

February 7, 2023

No one injured when trailer comes unhitched from vehicle hauling it

FERRY TOWNSHIP — No one was injured when a trailer came unhitched from the vehicle that was hauling it Monday, Feb. 6, shortly after noon on East M 20 near South 154th Avenue, according to Lt. Shane Hasty of the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office.

“The clasp hitch may have failed,” said Lt. Hasty. Details are preliminary as the accident report was not yet completed.

Other recent police activity in Oceana County includes:

Friday, Feb. 3, 2023:

  • 1:40 p.m., (Michigan State Police, Hart post), a 30-year-old Sturgis, Michigan man was cited for driving while license suspended, First Street near Ray Avenue, Village of New Era.

Monday, Feb. 6, 2023:

  • 7:12 a.m., (Oceana County Sheriff’s Office), breaking and entering of the former Barber Steel Foundry, 2600 block of West Winston Road, Village of Rothbury. The case is under investigation, and few details are being released at this time.
  • 6:58 p.m., (OCSO), a 39-year-old Newfield Township man was arrested for several probation violations, 3800 block of South Riverview Drive, Newfield Township.

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