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Meth arrest in Lockport Township

Narcotics Investigators from the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant Tuesday in Lockport Township for methamphetamine. Investigators utilized the St. Joseph County Special Response Team to execute the warrant in the 57000 block of Patterson Lane. SCAN officers had received information about methamphetamine manufacturing occurring at a residence. Additional investigation led to the culmination of a …

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Crash on US-131 at Broadway

A 54-year-old Three Rivers woman was treated for injuries she suffered following a three-vehicle collision Tuesday in Fabius Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Laura Blount, 52, of Three Rivers, was driving south on U.S. 131 when she disobeyed a traffic signal at Broadway Road. Her vehicle subsequently struck a westbound vehicle driven by Christine Maher, 53, of …

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Critical injuries in crash

A Honduras citizen sustained critical injuries in a single car crash Sunday evening on Maystead Road in Burr Oak Township. 24-year-old Walther Castro-Ramirez lost control of his van and hit a tree. He was airlifted to Borgess Medical Center.

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Man injured in crash

A Colon man was seriously injured in a one car crash Sunday evening on Colon Road, west of Deno Road in Colon Township. Joshua Shank, age 18, reportedly fell asleep, went off the road, and overturned his vehicle. He was taken to Bronson Methodist Hospital for treatment.

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National Night Out in Sturgis

 Here’s a reminder that the St. Joseph County National Night Out event will take place in Sturgis this year. The annual event will run 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (August 5th) on the east lawn at Sturgis High School. The event kicks off with a silent parade heading east on Chicago Road from Centreville Road to the high school at …

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Hit and run crash

A St. Joseph County Sheriff’s sergeant was involved in a hit and run crash Saturday evening on Shimmel road near Mintdale Road. 22-year-old Stephen Stockwell of Sturgis allegedly struck the patrol car and fled eastbound on Mintdale. He reportedly ran several stop signs and struck a guard rail. When Stockwell was taken into custody, a meth lab was reportedly found …

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