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      Northern Michigan radio news director facing drug charges

      A 49-year-old radio news director is facing charges on Tuesday for delivery of marijuana in Pere Marquette Township.

      A 49-year-old radio news director is facing charges on Tuesday for delivery of marijuana in Pere Marquette Township.

      Steve Ruba, of Ludington, is the news director for a seven-radio station network including WLDN radio.

      Mason County Sheriff's office arrested Ruba around 8 p.m. Sunday during a traffic stop at Lakeshore Drive and Iris Rd.

      According to the sheriff's office, Ruba was arrested with about 20 grams of marijuana in his possession that were packaged in individual bags.

      He is out on bond and is scheduled to be back in court for a preliminary hearing on July 9.

      If Ruba is found guilty of the charge, he could face four years in prison.