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Woman arrested after fleeing police

A police pursuit occurred early Sunday in Dowagiac. Cass County Sheriff ’s Department deputies said the incident took place around 4:45 a.m., when a 27-year-old woman fled from police and crashed her vehicle. With the help of a police K-9, the woman was found in a wooded area near the crash location and was taken to Dowagiac Lee Memorial Hospital …

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Man injured in Cass County crash

A Bangor man was seriously injured after he was involved in a single-vehicle crash earlier this week in Cass County. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday to the intersection of M-40 and Bald Hill Street in Newberg Township. Upon arrival, deputies administered first aid to 24-year-old William Peterson. Peterson told deputies he was traveling …

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Man on mower struck by car

A Cass County man was injured after the lawnmower he was riding was struck by a car. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies responded at 5:41 p.m. Saturday to the 19000 block of South Metcalf Court. Forty-four-year-old Joseph Barnett was crossing a driveway on his mower when 61-year-old Darlene Pratt of Elkhart was driving to the road in the same driveway. …

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Cass County crash injures one

Cass County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident last week in Howard Township. According to Sheriff Richard Behnke, deputies were called at 1:30 a.m. Thursday to a location on Anderson Road, just south of Allen Road. Deputies found the driver unconscious but still breathing. Investigators said it appears the driver was traveling north on Anderson Road and lost …

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Dog injures 3 people

Three people – including two children – were treated for injuries they sustained after being attacked by a dog in Cass County over the weekend. Deputies were called at 5:41 p.m. Sunday to the 63000 block of Crooked Creek Road, where 44-year-old Jennifer Hansford of Cassopolis was injured after protecting a 7-year-old child and 2-year-old child from the dog. Hansford …

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Two injured in motorcycle crash

Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies responded to a personal-injury motorcycle crash over the weekend in Jefferson Township. Deputies responded shortly before 6 p.m. Sunday to the intersection of Robinson Road, near Mt. Zion Road. An investigation showed that a motorcycle operated by Brian Klink, 45, of Cassopolis, was heading north on Robinson Road when he lost control. Klink …

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