PLAINFIELD Twp. – Cynthia “Cindy” McLain, 64, Plainfield Township, survived an explosion and fire at her home – during which her husband and their cherished dog did not survive.

CUMMING Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post were dispatched on May 8, at approximately 2:20 a.m., to Peters Road and M-33 for a two-vehicle personal injury traffic crash.

OSCODA – Clista Mae Jackson, 87, Oscoda, sustained non-incapacitating injuries when she was struck by a vehicle as she was walking on the afternoon of May 2.

OSCODA – Two people were taken to the hospital by ambulance on April 25, after being involved in a single-vehicle crash in Oscoda Township.

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Troopers from the Michigan State Police (MSP) West Branch Post, at approximately 6:19 p.m. on Saturday, were dispatched to off-road vehicle (ORV) Trail 649 – about ½-mile southeast of Esmond Road in Plainfield Township – for a one-vehicle ORV injury crash.

PLAINFIELD Twp. – Joshua Adam Neibert, homeless, and Dayton Kenneth Sidam, Hale, both 18, are facing multiple felonies for an alleged incident which occurred recently in Plainfield Township.

WEST BRANCH – Michigan State Police (MSP) Board of Awards representatives say they are pleased to announce the following West Branch Post troopers as recipients of MSP Lifesaving Awards:

RENO Twp. – Possible injuries were sustained by Todd Edward Berends, 59, Tawas City, when the Jeep he was driving on Feb. 19 collided with a semi-truck.

MIKADO Twp. – Alcona County Sheriff’s Office deputies, at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sunday, responded to a call of a rollover crash on F-41, north of Kings Corner Road in Mikado Township.