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Update – Stabbing in Three Rivers

Three Rivers Police have released further details regarding an incident which occurred Monday morning on Constantine Street, just south of Broadway. Police responded to a 911 call shortly before 6 am, which reported someone’s throat had been cut. The victim was identified as 23-year-old Derrick Coley of Three Rivers. He sustained a 13-inch slash to the neck. He was subsequently …

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State police hosts recruiting seminar

Here’s a reminder that the Marshall post of Michigan State Police is hosting a recruiting seminar Thursday. According to agency officials, the event will take place 5 to 7 p.m. at the Michigan Regional Law Enforcement Center. Participants will be given the opportunity to speak to department recruiters about the hiring process and what it takes to be a state …

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Man arrested west of Three Rivers

State police arrested a 40-year-old Fabius Township man after an incident and subsequent foot chase last week. According to a department media release, troopers were called at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 13 to the 60000 block of Youngman Road. Upon arrival, troopers were told the man left the scene on foot. He was eventually captured and arrested without incident, …

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Man injured in stabbing

An unidentified 34-year-old man was seriously injured early Monday when he was stabbed in the neck at a home on Constantine Street, just south of Broadway, on the south side of Three Rivers. St. Joseph County Prosecutor John McDonough said a 28-year-old man and the victim were arguing when the incident occurred. The victim was taken to Three Rivers Health …

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Man crashes car into house

An 18-year-old Elkhart man was not injured after the vehicle he was driving crashed into a house last week in Lockport Township. Sheriff’s deputies said the driver was heading east on M-60 when his vehicle went off the road shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday in an area near Haines Road. He told deputies he swerved to prevent his vehicle from …

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Commissioners consider COA move

St. Joseph County commissioners appear open to the idea of requesting the deed on a property being considered for senior housing and a new Commission On Aging headquarters. In response to a report presented by COA director Tim Stoll during Wednesday’s executive committee meeting, commissioners agreed that pursuing the former Three Rivers Inn hotel would be a worthwhile endeavor. The …

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One injured in motorcycle crash

A 19-year-old Indiana man was involved in a motorcycle crash Friday last week in Fawn River Township. The victim, Brent Hershberger of LaGrange, was involved in the accident that took place on Kime Road near Stoney Road. Investigators said Hershberger misjudged a curve and crashed the cycle. He was thrown from the bike and later taken to Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

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Arrest made following home raid

The Cass County drug enforcement team searched a home last week in the 54000 block of Indian Lake Road and discovered marijuana. Sheriff’s deputies said the June 8 raid yielded processed marijuana and marijuana growing outside in the garden. Officers also found several deer antlers, animal pelts and an untagged turkey in the freezer. The Department of Natural Resources was …

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Fire chief fatally struck by vehicle along I-94

Authorities say a fire chief has died after he was struck by a passing vehicle while responding to a reported crash along I-94 in southwestern Michigan. The Kalamazoo County sheriff’s department says its officers and the Comstock Township fire department responded Wednesday night and found an unoccupied vehicle along the eastbound lanes. They were preparing to leave when the passing …

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Man arrested on drug and retail fraud charges

An Elkhart man was charged with offenses related to drugs and possession of stolen property following his arrest early Tuesday in Three Rivers. According to a department media release, officers were alerted around 1:30 a.m. to a retail fraud in progress at Walmart. The suspect was stopped by officers on Millard Street near the intersection of U.S. 131. K-9 officer …

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