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Truck damaged by dislodged tire

A pickup was severely damaged last week in Constantine Township after it was struck by an object that became dislodged from a trailer attached to a vehicle in front of it. State police said the incident occurred at 2:45 p.m. Friday on U.S. 131 near Garber Road. The situation unfolded when a light-colored pickup pulling a trailer loaded with wood …

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Police search for stolen car

State police are seeking help from the public to track down a Jeep that was stolen last week from Fabius Township. The incident was reported at 4:30 p.m. Friday, when the victim told authorities a 1998 Jeep Cherokee was taken from the 61000 block of Youngman Road. The jeep is light blue and gray and did not have a license …

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Two arrested on drug charges

Two people were arrested on drug-related charges early Thursday in the city of Sturgis. Sheriff’s deputies said an attempt to stop a vehicle at 12:30 a.m. on South Street near Cato Lane resulted in the suspect vehicle crashing into a tree at the intersection. The driver, a 46-year-old Burr Oak man, fled the scene on foot but was apprehended a …

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Bicyclists struck by car

A Three Rivers man was treated for injuries he suffered after the bicycle he was riding was struck by a car this week in Park Township. Sheriff’s officials said James Peter, 64, was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital following the incident, which occurred Wednesday on Parkville Road, just south of Heimbaugh Road. The driver of the car was 74-year-old Alma …

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Emergency sirens to be tested

St. Joseph County’s Central Dispatch wishes to advise that a test of the county’s emergency sirens will be conducted next week. Agency director Dennis Brandenburg said the test is scheduled to take place at noon Sept. 17 and it may consist of more than one activation. Brandenburg is urging residents to not contact 9-1-1 to inquire about the sirens. He …

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Car stolen in Sturgis

Sturgis Police last week were called to an automobile theft in progress. Officers responded at 11:57 p.m. Saturday to the 500 block of West Congress Street. The stolen car left the scene at a high rate of speed and it crashed into a vehicle at West Congress and South Jefferson streets. The driver ran from the scene and an attempt …

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