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Sturgis Police warning residents of phone scam

The Sturgis Police Department wishes to alert the public that residents have been receiving phone calls from individuals posing as a representative from the Internal Revenue Service. The phone calls are scams and an attempt to obtain personal information. The suspects use the threat of jail time if they do not cooperate and provide information relating to a Social Security ... Read More »

Bond revoked for White Pigeon man

A St. Joseph County judge has revoked bond for Mark Holst, who was arrested last week on methamphetamine-related charges. Early Tuesday, St. Joseph County Circuit Court Judge Paul Stutesman revoked the bond on two charges leveled against Holst in June, citing issues of public safety. Holst, 50, of White Pigeon, had been out on bond from the June charges; he ... Read More »

Woman responsible for Walmart fire identified

Three Rivers police said they have positively identified the woman responsible for starting a fire at Walmart earlier in the summer June. Though the woman’s name was not disclosed, police said they know who she is and are in the process of finding her for questioning related to the June 23 fire that forced the Three Rivers store to close ... Read More »

Name of woman arrested on drug charges released

State police have released the name of an Indiana woman charged with drug-related offenses following a one-car accident earlier this week. Katie Ann Shepherd, 20, of Shipshewana, was a passenger in a car involved in an accident around 10:45 p.m. Tuesday on Featherstone Road, near Burgener Road. Troopers investigating the incident found her to be allegedly in possession of methamphetamine, ... Read More »

Indiana woman arrested on drug charges following crash

State police on Tuesday arrested an Indiana woman for a number of drug-related offenses following a single-vehicle accident in Florence Township. According to a media release, the 19-year-old woman was a passenger in a car involved in an accident around 10:45 p.m. on Featherstone Road, near Burgener Road. Troopers investigating the incident found methamphetamine, marijuana and a Schedule 4 drug ... Read More »

Constantine man injured in single vehicle crash

A Constantine man was injured after he was involved in a single-vehicle accident earlier this week in Constantine Township. State police said 81-year-old William Skelton was driving south on Brick Chapel Road at 6:30 p.m. Monday when his vehicle left the roadway near Garber Road, crossed the centerline, drove through a ditch and came to rest after striking a tree. ... Read More »