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      Two arrested for breaking and entering at Free Soil home

      Joel Anthony Patterson and Christopher Joseph Watson were arrested after a traffic stop near the crime scene recovered several items stolen from the house.

      Two Mason County men were arrested after police said they broke into a home in Free Soil.

      The incident happened on the 3500 block of East Hardwood Road near Free Soil sometime between midnight and 6:30 a.m. on Monday.

      Joel Anthony Patterson and Christopher Joseph Watson were arrested after a traffic stop near the crime scene recovered several items stolen from the house.

      Patterson, 27, of Scottville, was charged with home invasion and larceny. He is being held on a $10,000 cash bond.

      Watson, 30, of Ludington, was charged with home invasion, larceny, driving with a suspended license second offense, and being a habitual offender fourth offense. He is being held on a $25,000 cash bond.