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Search warrant leads to drug arrests

A citizen’s tip led to the arrests of two people Wednesday afternoon at a residence in White Pigeon Township. Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant at the residence, located in the 21000 block of U.S. 12, and found methamphetamine, LSD, marijuana, packaging material and several items of drug paraphernalia. A man and a …

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Slippery conditions cause crash

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded last week to a personal-injury traffic crash as the result of a slippery road surface. The incident occurred around 5:45 a.m. Jan. 29 on Calvin Center Road, near Bulhand Street in Calvin Township. The crash involved a Postle Aluminum semi-tractor and trailer. The investigation showed that the semi, driven by Mishawaka resident …

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Sheriff’s sergeant hurt when burning tire on truck explodes

Authorities say a sheriff’s sergeant was injured when a burning tire on truck exploded in southern Michigan. Calhoun County Sgt. Brent Lincoln responded to a report of a vehicle fire Thursday afternoon on northbound I-69 in Marshall Township and found the rear tires on the tractor trailer were engulfed in flames. Authorities say one of the tires exploded as he …

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Annexation of sports complex land halted

Lockport Township has secured a temporary restraining order in response to the city of Three Rivers on Tuesday annexing an 80-acre parcel of land for development of a multi-field sports complex. The issue is set to be settled before circuit court judge Paul Stutesman at 1 p.m. Feb. 17. The restraining order was signed Wednesday morning by St. Joseph County …

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Two arrested after stabbing

Two Jackson residents were arrested last weekend following a domestic-assault incident in the city of Three Rivers. Police were called to the 200 block of River Drive and arrived to find an 18-year-old man had been stabbed by his girlfriend. The victim was treated at Three Rivers Health. He and his girlfriend were subsequently taken to the St. Joseph County …

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Commission approves COA receptionist

St. Joseph County commissioners this week agreed to the hiring of a part-time receptionist for Commission On Aging. During Tuesday’s meeting, commissioners approved the agency to fill the position, which will cost an estimated $17,000. In a separate matter, commissioners OK’d the classification of a lead ranger for the St. Joseph County Parks and Recreation Department. The position is for …

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