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US Mail allegedly stolen

Two Elkhart residents were arrested last week after they allegedly stole mail in Cass County. Ontwa Township Edwardsburg Police Department Chief Timothy Kozal said officers responded around 11 p.m. Wednesday to the area of Sunrise Drive and Redfield in Ontwa Township in response to a report of a subject opening mailboxes. With the assistance of the Cass County Sheriff Department, …

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Man arrested in TR

Three Rivers police arrested a man suspected of firing a gun within city limits last week. According to a department media release, officers were called Thursday to the 200 block of River Drive in response to reports of shots fired. Officers found a man exiting the back of a building in the vicinity from where the shots were heard. He …

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Boil water notice for White Pigeon

The village of White Pigeon has issued a boil-water notice due to coliform bacteria detected in the municipality’s water system. Village officials said the advisory went into effect around 4 p.m. Wednesday after four of eight samples being tested as a routine procedure yielded the positive result. Coliform is typically an indication that there could be a problem with the …

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Tree trimmer dies on job

A Fabius Township resident died this week following an accident involving a tree he was trimming. WWMT reported Ron Phillips, a 49-year-old Corey Lake resident, died Monday while on the job in Schoolcraft Township. Phillips, owner of Phillips Tree Service, reportedly was working in the 1600 block of Waters Edge Drive, where a limb broke from a tree and hit …

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TR K-9 receives protective vest

Three Rivers Police Department’s K-9, Jake, has received a bullet- and stab-protective vest, thanks to a donation from the non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. Vested Interest is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide bullet- and stab-protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The program is open …

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Several items stolen from Lockport business

A laptop computer and computer bag, cash and other items were stolen this week from a business in Lockport Township. Sheriff’s department officials said the break-in occurred between 10 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday at a business in the 16000 block of Lovers Lane. Access was gained through a window air conditioner that was pushed in. File cabinets, desk …

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