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One injured in Cass County crash

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called Wednesday to a traffic accident at Oak Grove and Beeson roads in Lagrange Township. Deputies said 36-year-old Cassopolis resident Virgil Cook was northbound on Oak Grove shortly before 1 p.m. when he failed to yield for an oncoming vehicle driven by 45-year-old Michael Ellis of Marcellus. Ellis was transported by ambulance ... Read More »

Search warrant leads to arrest of Sturgis resident

Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit served a search warrant and arrested a parole absconder Wednesday in Sturgis. Sheriff’s officials said investigators received information about a Michigan Department of Corrections parole absconder who was staying on South Centreville Road and possibly trafficking illegal narcotics. Officers were able to obtain a search warrant for the residence and take ... Read More »

Sturgis man arrested following weekend incident

A Sturgis man was charged with three offenses over the weekend after an incident involving his ex-girlfriend. Sturgis police responded around 12:20 in the morning Saturday to the 300 block of Gateway Village Drive, where 31-year-old Andreius Dixon was reported to have a pistol in his possession. Police said the victim told them Dixon allegedly broke into her apartment and ... Read More »

Law enforcement participating in Crisis Intervention Training

Law-enforcement officials in the area and from as far away as Marquette have been participating in Crisis Intervention Training at Glen Oaks Community College. T. J. Baker, CIT instructor on behalf of the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s department, said the focus is to help participants identify the signs and symptoms of mental illness. The program emphasizes communication skills to help ... Read More »

Centreville Police Department names acting chief

A Lansing-area native who joined the Centreville Police Department in April was named its acting chief Monday. Sgt. David Richmond, 30, replaces Luke Delcourt, who resigned Thursday before he was to meet with the village council’s three-person police committee. Delcourt on Sept. 29 was suspended with pay pending the police committee’s investigation of matters that have not been made public. ... Read More »

Search warrant leads to arrest

Narcotics investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Friday morning in Three Rivers. Investigators had received information about marijuana trafficking occurring from a residence in the 1000 block of Washington Street. Officers confirmed that a resident there was supplying marijuana and investigators obtained a search warrant, according to sheriff’s officials. Inside the residence, officers ... Read More »