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Narcotics arrests in White Pigeon

Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit – along with deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department and officers from the White Pigeon Police Department – executed a search warrant for narcotics Wednesday last week in the 800 block of West Chicago Road in the village of White Pigeon. Methamphetamine, synthetic marijuana and several items of drug ...

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Arrest following road-rage incident

Cass County sheriff’s deputies responded to a road-rage incident reported by a motorist over the weekend in Vandalia. Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies were called around 1 p.m. Saturday by a motorist who reported being followed home by an unknown motorist. The victim said the suspect was driving aggressively, behaving in an erratic manner and ultimately brandished a knife. The ...

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Manhunt in western Branch County

A manhunt is over, as police have located the remaining two suspects from a group of four near the Branch-St. Joseph county line. The search began near Bronson Saturday afternoon, when a neighbor called authorities after hearing people shooting off guns nearby. When police responded, four men fled into the woods and cornfield, resulting in a manhunt that included Michigan ...

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Police need your help

Police are asking the public for help to locate a man in connection with a stabbing that occurred last week in Sturgis. Vladmir S. Cofield Sr. is wanted on a charge of attempted murder following an incident that occurred Wednesday. Cofield is accused of stabbing a Three Rivers man just after 1 p. m. in the 400 block of Center ...

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More drug arrests in TR

Two people were arrested on drug-related charges last week in the city of Three Rivers. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Thursday at a residence in the 900 block of 5th Street following an ongoing investigation. SCAN officers obtained and executed a search warrant. Upon completing ...

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Farewell party for Pattie Bender

Several hundred people gathered Saturday for a massive farewell party to honor a county icon. On her 65th birthday, Pattie Bender was recognized for her 45 years of service as a St. Joseph County employee. She served 24 of her final years as county clerk. Staged at the Henningsen Show Arena at the county fairgrounds, the event drew friends, family, ...

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