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Missing Muskegon man found, contacts WZZM


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) - A man missing in Muskegon since the weekend has been found.

Mark Davey, 49, contacted WZZM just before 1:00pm to let us know he in OK and has contacted police. He says he left on his own accord.

Mark Davey, 49, was last seen about 3:00am on Saturday, July 26 in the 900 block of Williams Street in Muskegon. He was reported missing by his caregiver on Saturday afternoon.


Counterfeit $50s lead to arrest in Muskegon


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) Muskegon Police have made an arrest in a local counterfeiting case.

According to the City of Muskegon's Facebook page, the police have received multiple complaints regarding counterfeit $50 bills. Some had accepted the counterfeit $50s and some had not.

Anyone who may have been passed the counterfeit $50s should call Silent Observer at 231-722-7463.


Taste of My Town: Muskegon


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- For this week's Taste of My Town segment, Jennifer and Alana spent the day in Muskegon.

They started off with a sailing experience on Muskegon Lake with Torresen Marine.

The ladies then headed off to spend some time on the beach at the brand new restaurant called the Deck featuring a laid back atmosphere and lots of barbecue!


Unruly Brewing
was next on the list followed by a delicious visit with the original Cheese Lady.


Prosecutor: No charges against Muskegon Co. Sheriff


CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WZZM) -- The Eaton County Prosecutor has announced he's not pursuing charges against Muskegon County Sheriff Dean Roesler related to accusations of misusing charitable funds.

A complaint accused Sheriff Roesler of using $40 to $500 from the Muskegon County Sheriff's Office Memorial Charity Golf Outing's bank account for personal expenses between 2007 and 2011.

Attorney General Bill Schuette appointed Eaton County Prosecutor Douglas R. Lloyd as Special Prosecutor in the case.

An investigation found that the charity's bank account was set up as a sub-account under the Sheriff's personal bank account. The Sheriff says bank errors or customer confusion accounted for the sub-account withdrawals in question. After the investigation began, the Sheriff put the money back in the sub-account and removed himself from that account.

Dangerous conditions on Lake Michigan


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- Many people spent a hot day out on Lake Michigan Tuesday, but some of them ran into dangerous conditions.

Winds stirred up Lake Michigan, with waves nearly two to three times their normal height. In spite of the hot temperatures on land, the National Weather Service was advising against cooling off in the big lake.

There were more than a few brave souls that headed out to the beach in spite of the warnings, but most of them stayed close to shore.

Waves were forecast to be three to five feet tall this afternoon. It doesn't sound like much, but when you consider the power behind a three-foot wave headed straight for your knees, it can knock you down in a hurry.

Even taller waves are expected Wednesday, with the most recent forecast predicting seven-footers. Winds will shift overnight so, we'll see a bit of a lull after the front passes over Lake Michigan.

Man arrested at Bike Time after groping women


MUSKEGON, Mich. (WZZM) -- A Muskegon man is accused of groping three women at a Bike Time concert over the weekend.

It happened Saturday behind Hot Rod Harley Davidson on Shoreline Drive in Muskegon.

Police say the man was drunk and grabbed the breasts of a female concert-goer, a paramedic, and a security guard.

They say he then fought officers trying to arrest him.

The man went to jail and prosecutors are awaiting details before deciding on charges..


Prostitute shot overnight in Muskegon Heights


MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WZZM) -- A woman is recovering in the hospital after police say she was shot early Tuesday morning.

It happened around 3:10 near the corner of 9th Street and Broadway Avenue. Police say the 31-year-old, who was working as a prostitute, was intoxicated when the incident happened. The woman was shot in the thigh and she is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

There's no word at this point on what led to the incident, but it is the seventh time someone has been shot in Muskegon Heights since April.