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Woman charged with assault after stabbing

An 18-year-old Sturgis woman was charged with felonious assault after she allegedly stabbed a man multiple times earlier this week in White Pigeon Township. Sheriff’s officials said they were called at 9:20 p.m. Monday to the 11000 block of Riverside Drive in response to a domestic assault. Upon arrival, deputies found a 29-year-old man with a number of stab wounds …

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Two injured in Mendon crash

A Grand Rapids woman was cited for disobeying a stop sign after causing a two-vehicle accident over the weekend in Mendon Township. Sheriff’s officials said the 22-year-old woman was driving west on Michigan Avenue when she failed to stop at the Nottawa Road intersection. Her vehicle struck a southbound pickup driven by a 31-year-old Vicksburg woman. The incident occurred at …

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Search warrant leads to arrest

A Park Township man was arrested on drug-related charges last weekend following the execution of a search warrant by the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit. Drug investigators said SCAN members carried out the search warrant Friday in the 52000 block of Boone Road in Park Township. Barry Hunter, 56, was charged with heroin- and methamphetamine-related charges, according to authorities.

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State police investigate car theft

State police investigators are seeking an 18-year-old man as a person of interest in the theft of a car last week from a Park Township location. According to a department media release, troopers responded to a business in the 18000 block of Moorepark Road after the disappearance of a 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse. The silver, two-door vehicle was stolen between 8 …

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High Speed chase ends with arrest

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department assisted St. Joseph County law-enforcement officials with arresting a driver involved in a high-speed pursuit Thursday. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department deputies observed a vehicle at 10:50 p.m. driving 20 miles an hour over the speed limit near the intersection of M-60 and Youngs Prairie Road in Fabius Township. The vehicle fled and a pursuit …

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Traffic stop leads to arrest

A 30-year-old Three Rivers man was charged with weapons-related offenses after he was stopped for an equipment violation last week. According to Three Rivers police, the vehicle was pulled over Thursday on West Michigan Avenue at Erie Street. Officers noticed the man acting in a suspicious manner and asked him to exit the vehicle. The man gave officers consent to …

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Three injured in Cass crash

Three people were involved in a two-vehicle accident last week in Cass County’s Penn Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 7:30 a.m. Friday to the intersection of Calvin Center Road and Brownsville Street. Investigators said a vehicle driven by 18-year-old Cassopolis resident Dakota Lawson was attempting to turn west onto Brownsville Street when it was struck by …

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Police investigate break-ins

Investigators with Michigan State Police are looking into a pair of recent breaking-and-entering incidents. Troopers were called to the 21000 block of Major Road in Lockport Township, where a residence was burglarized. The victim told police the incident occurred last week between noon Thursday and 6 p.m. Friday. Access to the residence was gained through a window that was broken …

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One injured in Volinia accident

Deputies from the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle accident this week in Volinia Township. Deputies said a van driven by 34-year-old Anita Hurley of Marcellus crashed into a tree on Penn Road, north of McKenzie Street. Hurley, who was driving north on Penn Road, told authorities she believes she fell asleep. The incident occurred at 9:30 a.m. …

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Guns stolen in White Pigeon

Two handguns were stolen this week from a location in White Pigeon. State police were called shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday to White Pigeon Church of Christ in response to a breaking-and-entering incident. Church officials said the event occurred between noon and 6 p.m. Several items inside the church and two loaded handguns belonging to parishioners were reported stolen, according …

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