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Sturgis police arrest suspect

Sturgis Police over the weekend arrested a suspect for driving into a pair of parked cars and running from officers. Neither the gender, age, nor community of residence of the person arrested was stated in a department media release. According to police, an incident in the 400 block of Sturgis Street was reported around 8:30 p.m. Saturday, when two cars ...

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Boy returned to custody of mother

A 14-year-old Sturgis boy was turned over to the custody of his mother after he was stopped by police for driving her vehicle through the city over the weekend. Officers noticed a van without its headlights on and driving at a high rate of speed through downtown Sturgis around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. A westbound pursuit followed and concluded near Stubey ...

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Soccer Goal posts stolen

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department was called earlier this month to Shimmel Road in response to soccer goal posts stolen from the Pathfinder Center. The metal posts, which featured orange, mesh netting, were stolen between Sept. 19 and Oct. 3.

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Single car crash in Burr Oak

Alcohol may have been a factor in a single-car crash last week in Burr Oak Township, according to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department. Investigators said 28-year-old Sturgis resident Lisa Anderson drove her 2004 Impala off the roadway near the intersection of Witt Lake and Robinson roads and the vehicle struck a tree. The incident occurred shortly before 11 p.m. ...

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Crossing guard hit by car

A 65-year-old crossing guard on duty near Hoppin Elementary in Three Rivers was injured after being struck by a car last week. Three Rivers police said the victim, a Three Rivers resident, was at the intersection of North Main and Armitage streets when she was struck by a northbound vehicle around 7 a.m. Tuesday. The victim was returning to a ...

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Two arrest for armed robbery

Two suspects involved in an armed robbery at a Sturgis convenience store were taken into custody by Sheriff’s Department deputies Friday. The men, whose names and community of residence were not indicated in a department press release, were arrested following a 12:30 a.m. incident Friday at a business in the 400 block of North Nottawa Street. A subsequent investigation led ...

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