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State police continue investigation following motorcycle crash

State police are continuing their investigation into a motorcyclist wanted for fleeing and eluding. According to a department media release, a trooper on patrol attempted to pull over the motorcyclist for an equipment violation Friday night on Crooked Creek Road in White Pigeon Township. The suspect continued north at a high rate of speed but lost control north of U.S. ... Read More »

Motorcyclist injured in Sturgis accident

A 31-year-old motorcyclist from New York was injured following an accident last week in Sturgis Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the man was westbound on U.S. 12 around 1:30 p.m. Monday when he attempted to pass a vehicle driven by a 29-year-old Sturgis resident. The motorcyclist struck the car as it was turning onto Shimmel Road, and ... Read More »

Three Rivers man arrested after fleeing police

A Three Rivers man was arrested Wednesday on several charges after fleeing from police. Police knew the driver, Shane Lee Henderson, 25, did not have a valid driver’s license and attempted to make a stop. Henderson fled into a field and eventually onto U.S. 131, at speeds of more than 100 miles per hour, according to police. The vehicle was ... Read More »

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 »