One person was injured Thursday after a roof collapsed at Omni Source Corporation, at 2160 S. Centerville Road, in Sturgis.
Sturgis fire crews responded at the scene and found a 100-by-200-foot section of the main building had collapsed. Two employees were in the building at the time, and both escaped. One suffered minor injuries.
Gas and power were shut off to the building, and the rest of the structure was deemed unusable, according to Sturgis Fire Department.
Authorities did not provide details about the cause of the collapse.
A 45-year-old Colon Township woman faces a number of drug-related charges after she was arrested this week by members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit.
Sheriff’s deputies said SCAN unit members executed a search warrant Wednesday at a residence in the 60000 block of South Farrand Road in response to suspected manufacture and/or use of methamphetamine.
The suspect faces charges of possession of meth and meth precursors, use of meth and maintaining a drug house.
Three Rivers Health has announced its White Pigeon Family Care Center has opened.
The Care Center, located at 601 E. Chicago Road, will be the site of an open house noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Tours, an opportunity to meet personnel and a drawing for a HealthTRAC membership will be available.
CEO William Russell said Three Rivers Health is pleased to offer family practice and pediatric services, and to better serve the communities of White Pigeon, Constantine and Centreville.
White Pigeon Family Care Center office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Its phone number is 483-7624.
A 33-year-old Constantine man suffered injuries as the result of a firearm malfunction last week.
The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s office said the man was shooting target practice at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the 53000 block of Olney Road in Leonidas Township. A malfunction resulted in injury to his right hand and a wound to his chest.
He was treated at Borgess Hospital, where he underwent surgery to remove metal fragments from his chest area.
A 41-year-old man from Niles was arrested last week, following an incident of aggravated domestic violence in Florence Township.
State police said the man was involved in an incident with a 47-year-old Three Rivers woman at a residence on Constantine Road. The suspect had fled the scene prior to police arrival, but was located a short distance away.
The man, whose name was not released pending arraignment, was charged with aggravated domestic violence and interfering with a 911 call.
With the March 31 deadline for mandatory health insurance approaching, the Branch-Hillsdale-St. Joseph Community Health Agency is offering answers to questions people may have about the matter.
Steve Todd, health officer for the tri-county health department, said the agency has nine staff members who have met the Medicare/Medicaid training requirements. As certified application counselors, the nine staff members are available to offer their expertise to anyone with questions about mandatory health insurance.
The St. Joseph County branch is located at 1110 Hill St. in Three Rivers. Its phone number is 273-2161.