2008-08-21 / Court News

ORV motorcyclist injured on trail

State Police at Houghton Lake reported an off-road motorcycle accident involving a 17-year-old St. Helen youth Aug. 16.

According to police, Tyler Tworek was riding on the Geels South ORV trail at around four in the afternoon when his feet left the foot pegs as he became airborne on a jump and fell back on the pegs hard upon landing, causing injury to both of his feet.

Tworek was taken to Mercy Hospital in Grayling where he was treated and released.

A breaking and entering of the garage at a home on East Houghton Lake Drive was reported Aug. 16 by the homeowner. He told police electronic items, clothing, gasoline and luggage worth over $1,700 had been taken in the incident, which he said had occurred between 10 p.m. Aug. 15 and 9:30 a.m. Aug. 16.

Police also reported the theft of over $300 in cash from the wallet of a 36-year-old West Branch woman Aug. 14. The victim told police she believed the money was taken while her wallet was in her room at the Quality Inn at Houghton Lake.

She told police the theft left her with no money for food for her family or gas to get back home.

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