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Search warrant leads to 6 arrests

Six people were arrested on drug-related offenses earlier this month in White Pigeon Township. Members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit responded Oct. 4 to the 71000 block of Lakeview Drive after receiving numerous citizen tips about suspected narcotics activity taking place at the residence. SCAN members obtained a search warrant, and were assisted by the St Joseph …

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Weather hurts walk-a-thon turnout

Representatives from the Animal Rescue Fund of St. Joseph County remained upbeat Saturday even though the agency’s annual walk-a-thon at Scidmore Park in Three Rivers was marred by wet weather. Volunteer Chris Waters said the walk-a-thon was advertised as taking place rain or shine and a few people, Jones resident Cheryl Haskins and Shelly Starr of Three Rivers, showed up …

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Committee to review applicants

A committee formed to hire a new county administrator plans to meet again today and compare notes from interviews it conducted last week. St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Chairman Allen Balog said three finalists were interviewed Thursday afternoon but no recommendation was given. He said today’s meeting will give the six-person committee a chance to review their opinions and …

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4 wheeler stolen in Mottville

State police officials are investigating the theft of a four-wheeler from a location in Mottville Township. According to a department media release, troopers responded at 5 p.m. Saturday to the 10000 block of Water Street, where a 2011 Kawasaki Prairie 360 was taken between 3 p.m. Thursday and 4:30 p.m. Friday. The vehicle is blue in color.

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Salt-storage facility complete

Construction of the St. Joseph County Road Commission’s new salt-storage facility at its Centreville headquarters has been completed. Managing director Chris Minger said the 60-by-140-foot barn is 40 feet longer than the previous building. Minger said the added size allows the road commission to bring raw salt that was sitting in storage onto its own property. In an unrelated matter, …

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Police investigate breaking-and-entering

Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a breaking-and-entering incident that took place in Park Township. The residential break-in occurred Thursday and was reported at 3:40 p.m. by a resident in the 54000 block of Buckhorn Road. Numerous handguns, long guns and electric guitars, including some autographed by musician Ted Nugent, were among the items stolen, according …

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