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Woman arrested in Constantine Township

Members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Wednesday for narcotics at a location in the 63000 block of U.S. 131 in Constantine Township. Investigators located indoor and outdoor marijuana grows containing numerous plants, several ounces of finished product and evidence of methamphetamine use, according to authorities. A female suspect was located inside the residence ... Read More »

Meth arrest in Lockport Township

Narcotics Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Tuesday in Lockport Township for methamphetamine. Investigators utilized the St. Joseph County Special Response Team to execute the warrant in the 57000 block of Patterson Lane. SCAN officers had received information about methamphetamine manufacturing occurring at a residence. Additional investigation led to the culmination of a ... Read More »

Crash on US-131 at Broadway

A 54-year-old Three Rivers woman was treated for injuries she suffered following a three-vehicle collision Tuesday in Fabius Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Laura Blount, 52, of Three Rivers, was driving south on U.S. 131 when she disobeyed a traffic signal at Broadway Road. Her vehicle subsequently struck a westbound vehicle driven by Christine Maher, 53, of ... Read More »

Miller wins Republican race

A candidate who said he was a longshot to win the four-man Republican race for 59th House district was victorious in Tuesday’s primary election. Aaron Miller, a high-school math teacher and Sherman Township resident, captured more than 42 percent of the votes cast in St. Joseph County and 38 percent overall in the two-county district. He will face Democrat Mike ... Read More »

Mixed results for road millage requests

The St. Joseph County Road Commission can continue to count on the voter-approved 1 mill it has relied on the past 20 years, as it was renewed for a 10-year period Tuesday. A request for an additional two mills, however, met a different fate in the primary election. The request for additional mills was defeated by a 56 to 44 ... Read More »

Balog reelected

St. Joseph County Commissioner Allen Balog was voted to two more years of duty Tuesday. The incumbent candidate for the county’s District 1 post defeated challenger Del Martin, 647 votes to 340 tallies. Balog, 58, is an insurance salesman wrapping up his fourth year as a county commissioner. A Three Rivers resident, Balog said he was grateful to have the ... Read More »