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Shot fired following confrontation

A Cass County man was shot at after he confronted two men attempting to steal a motorcycle from his father’s property over the weekend. Cass County sheriff’s deputies said 27-year-old Roy Clark III of Dowagiac confronted the men around 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Twin Lakes Road in Wayne Township. The men were pushing a motorcycle from a shed. One of …

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Inmate apprehended after walking away from work detail

Cass County Sheriff Joe M. Underwood said an inmate who walked away from a work detail Saturday evening at the Cass County Jail, has been apprehended in the city of Three Rivers. Jason Matthew Graham, 20, was taken into custody without incident in the vicinity of Third Street and Broadway Sunday evening. Underwood said Graham is considered a low-risk inmate …

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Man escaped vehicle after driving into pond

Cass County police and rescue personnel responded last week to a vehicle submerged in a body of water. Sheriff Joe Underwood said 20-year-old Dowagiac resident Caleb Jones was driving west on M-62 at 1 a.m. Saturday when he fell asleep at the wheel. Authorities said the car Jones was driving hit a guardrail, went down an embankment and became submerged …

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Man injured after falling from golf cart

An Illinois man suffered a head injury after he fell from a moving golf cart over the weekend. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies were called at 11 p.m. Sunday to Storey Road in Penn Township, where 20-year-old Christian Moller of Arlington Heights was injured after falling from the back of a golf cart that had made a left-hand …

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Vehicle larcenies in Cass under investigation

Cass County Sheriff’s officials are investigating a series of vehicle larcenies that occurred last week in the Diamond Lake area. Sheriff Joe Underwood said the incidents took place after sunset Wednesday and before sunrise Thursday. Deputies were initially called by a resident around 3:30 a.m. regarding a suspicious situation. The suspects entered unlocked vehicles, taking cash and valuables.

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Man arrested after breaking into residence

A 32-year-old Dowagiac man is in custody after breaking into a Howard Township residence earlier this week. Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies were alerted around 4 a.m. Sunday by a woman who advised that a male acquaintance of hers had climbed through her bathroom window and made his way to her bedroom. She awoke and saw the suspect …

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