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Theft of irrigation traveler

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the larceny of an irrigation traveler from a field in Leonidas Township. According to a department news release, the Heinzman traveler and 660 feet of blue hose were stolen from a field on Blossom Road, west of Shannon Road. The incident occurred last week, sometime between Monday and Friday.

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Another meth related arrest

A Sturgis resident in his mid-20s was arrested after he was found operating a methamphetamine lab out of his vehicle earlier this week. According to the Sturgis Police Department, the man was identified as a possible suspect in a retail-theft incident around 7 p.m. Tuesday at a business in the 800 block of South Centerville Road. During a follow-up investigation, ...

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Lane closures till Oct. 31st

Bridge-repair work at two different locations in Three Rivers started Wednesday and will conclude at the end of October. According to the Michigan Department of Transportation, there will be single-lane closures on Michigan Avenue between Spring Street and M-86 through Oct. 31. Meanwhile, MDOT said over the same time period there will be single-lane closures on U.S. 131 between West ...

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Explosion of meth causes death

A 30-year-old Three Rivers man who was injured in an explosion Monday afternoon has died, according to the Three Rivers Police Department. The victim was hurt in a garage at a residence in the 100 block of South Andrews Street, where a chemical reaction during the production of methamphetamine resulted in an explosion, police said. The victim was airlifted to ...

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Two arrested for theft charges

Sturgis Police arrested two men early Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the theft of cigarettes from a gas station in LaGrange County. According to a media release, the two were stopped at an unspecified location in the city and the 33-year-old driver was found to have a suspended license. Consent was given to search the vehicle and officers uncovered ...

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Motorcycle stolen

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the theft of a 2006 Kawasaki motorcycle from a residence in Mendon Township. The green and white motorcycle was stolen either Sept. 23 or 24 in the 52000 block of Lakehead Road.

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