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Man arrested after displaying gun in dispute

Three Rivers police over the weekend arrested a man who displayed a firearm during a dispute. Officers were called at 8 p.m. Saturday to 120 Enterprise Drive in response to a verbal altercation. According to a department media release, the man displayed in a threatening manner a handgun to people involved in the incident. He was taken into custody after ...

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Two shooting suspects arraigned

Two men allegedly involved in a series of shooting incidents last week in Sturgis have been arraigned. Nicholas Carpenter, 32, and Joshua Shultz, 17, were arraigned Thursday, each on five counts of assault with intent to commit murder and six weapons-related charges. Two juveniles were also arrested, however their names and details about their cases are not being released. Bond ...

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Four arrested on drug charges

Five people were arrested after members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant at a Three Rivers residence last week. Investigators received a tip about suspected drug-related activity at 412 E. Broadway St. Once inside, officers Thursday afternoon located cocaine, methamphetamine and other controlled substances. Four men, ages 23, 28, 39 and 47 years, and ...

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Former Centreville teacher arrested

A former Centreville teacher faces eight counts of criminal sexual conduct second degree and one count criminal sexual conduct fourth degree. Terry Miller, 46, of Centreville was released Thursday following a bond hearing after he was arrested Wednesday. The investigation began in mid-May after school officials contacted police. He was placed on paid suspension until July 27, when the district’s ...

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White Pigeon man free on bond

A 65-year-old White Pigeon man accused of unlawful imprisonment and felonious assault is free on bond. Daniel Furlong was released after posting $50,000 cash/surety bond Thursday evening. It is alleged that on July 28, Furlong attempted to hold a 10-year-old girl against her will. The victim told police she was walking by Furlong’s trailer in Colonial Estates mobile home community when ...

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Declaratory judgement sought regarding CMHSAS

A complaint for declaratory judgment regarding the attempt to dismiss three members from the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Authority Board was filed Wednesday in St. Joseph County Circuit Court. The action comes on the heels of a CMHSAS special board meeting Monday, during which its members directed Grand Rapids-based attorney John Gretzinger to file the declaratory judgment ...

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