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Arrests made for meth

A search warrant was executed this week at a residence in the village of Centreville for methamphetamine. According to a sheriff’s department media release, members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit were given a tip about a marijuana grow in the 300 block of West Main Street. Officers made contact Tuesday with residents at the address and executed ...

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Minor injuries after collision

A motorist suffered minor injuries after being involved in a collision with a freight train Monday. According to law-enforcement and rescue personnel, the driver of an SUV was on Cotherman Lake Road in Park Township when he failed to stop for a passing Grand Elk Railroad train. The SUV struck the side of a rail car and rolled onto its ...

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Golf cart stolen

State police were called to a residence in White Pigeon Township last week in response to the theft of a golf cart. According to an agency media release, the EZ-GO cart was stolen between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning last week from the 71000 block of Lakeview Avenue. The cart has a canopy, front windshield, and headlights and taillights.

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Two injured in crash

Two people were injured in a traffic accident in Cass County’s Mason Township Monday evening. Henry Eicher, age 32, of Centreville, was eastbound on Old M-205 when he failed to stop for a vehicle which had slowed for a turn. That car was driven by 27-year-old Melissa Tompkins of South Bend. Tompkins and a passenger, Stephanie Keesling, 28, of Edwardsburg, ...

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Angola man dies in skydiving accident

Authorities in southern Michigan have identified a man who died in a skydiving accident as a 76-year-old from Indiana. Marshall police say in a news release that the accident happened about 11 a.m. Sunday near Brooks Field in Marshall. The site is about 15 miles east-southeast of Battle Creek. Deputy Chief Scott McDonald says George Speakman of Angola was found ...

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Items stolen from business

Tobacco products and alcohol were taken from a Colon business last week after a cinder block was used to smash the window of its front door. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were called early Tuesday to Village Market, where the break-in occurred earlier in the morning. Video surveillance from the store is being reviewed by investigators.

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