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Gunshots fired at Cowboy Up

Sheriff’s officials responded to a report of gunshots fired at a Mendon Township business over the weekend. According to a department media release, deputies were called at 2 a.m. Sunday to Cowboy Up in Mendon Township. During their investigation, deputies were told there was an argument between two patrons. The situation escalated to the point where one of the subjects …

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Sturgis building destroyed by fire

A building was destroyed by fire last week in the city of Sturgis. According to Sturgis Public Safety Director Geoff Smith, the blaze was reported shortly before 8 a.m. Friday in the 1000 block of North Centerville Road at Lafayette Street. The building was a part of the John B. Simpson Electrical Co. business. Its fire was reported by the …

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Police investigate hit-and-run crash in Constantine

The vehicle of a 38-year-old Indiana woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver last week in Constantine Township. State police said the incident occurred at 2:20 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. 131 and Youngs Prairie Road. The victim, from Middlebury, told authorities her vehicle was struck by a tan sport-utility vehicle. The driver of the SUV pleaded with …

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Fallen limb causes crash

Heavy winds last weekend led to a one-vehicle crash that injured a White Pigeon woman. State police officials said the woman was traveling around 4:45 p.m. Saturday eastbound in the 10000 block of Barker Road when a limb fell across the road. The driver, whose name and age were not available, was unable to stop and her vehicle struck the …

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Dog killed after attacking police officer

A dog had to be shot to death Friday after it attacked a mail carrier and police officer in Sturgis. According to a Sturgis Police Department media release, officers were called around 4 p.m. to a residence in the 400 block of South Jefferson Street following a report of a dog attacking a mail carrier. Sturgis officers and the dog’s …

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White Pigeon crash sends woman to hospital

A 38-year-old New York woman suffered serious injuries in a crash earlier this week in White Pigeon Township. The incident occurred around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. State police said the woman was driving east on U. S. 12 near Oakwood Drive when her vehicle veered off the road and struck a tree. She had to be extricated from the vehicle and …

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