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Expired medication collected in Drug Take Back event

Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood said the ninth annual National Drug Take Back event Saturday resulted in the collection of about 94 pounds of old and expired prescription medication. Collection sites were set up in Silver Creek, Howard, Edwardsburg and Marcellus townships, as well as the city of Dowagiac. Locally, more than six pounds were collected in Marcellus Township. The …

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Woman injured in Florence Township crash

A 26-year-old Constantine woman was cited for disobeying a stop sign and no proof of insurance after causing a two-vehicle collision last week in Florence Township. Sheriff’s officials said Marranda Rohm was driving south on Fairchild Road at 6:18 p.m. Sept. 23 when she disregarded the stop sign at Centreville-Constantine Road. Her vehicle was struck by a pickup driven by …

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Shot fired following confrontation

A Cass County man was shot at after he confronted two men attempting to steal a motorcycle from his father’s property over the weekend. Cass County sheriff’s deputies said 27-year-old Roy Clark III of Dowagiac confronted the men around 4:30 p.m. Sunday on Twin Lakes Road in Wayne Township. The men were pushing a motorcycle from a shed. One of …

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Fishing license check leads to arrest on drug charges

A routine check for a fishing license led to the arrest last week of a Vicksburg man charged with drug-related offenses. State police said Bruce Lovell, 52, Vicksburg, was fishing the St. Joseph River around 3:30 p.m. Friday at the Sturgis Dam in Lockport Township, when he was asked by a conservation officer for proof of a fishing license. Lovell …

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Man arrested after crash and foot chase

A 24-year-old man from Three Rivers was arrested over the weekend following a two-vehicle accident in Mottville Township. State police said they were dispatched at 12:40 a.m. Saturday to Vistula Road near U.S. 12, where a 57-year-old White Pigeon man suffered minor injuries. The other driver fled the scene and abandoned his car. He was found walking along the road …

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Preliminary exam scheduled for Furlong

Felony charges against a 65-year-old man charged with criminal restraint of a White Pigeon girl was set for preliminary examination last week in St. Joseph County District Court. A judge will hear preliminary testimony Oct. 6 to determine if there is enough evidence to bind the case to circuit court for trial for Daniel Furlong on allegations that he attempted …

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