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Several items taken in Sturgis break-in

Three puppies and jewelry were among the items taken from a residence in Sturgis Township during a recent break-in. State police investigators said the incident occurred between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29 on Balk Road, near Fawn River Road. In addition to the three, six-month-old American bulldog puppies and jewelry, other items taken include money and a gaming console …

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Elkhart man arrested after chase

A 28-year-old Elkhart man is in custody after leading Cass County Sheriff’s deputies in a pursuit from Indiana to Michigan over the weekend. Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said the pursuit started in Goshen and Cass County deputies continued the pursuit once it entered their jurisdiction. The offender’s damaged vehicle was tracked several miles in Jefferson Township as well as Calvin …

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Probation Center will relocate

The Twin County Probation Center will be relocating next year to another site in Three Rivers after it closed on an existing building last month. Center officials said they expect to be operating by next summer in the building that previously housed the Sav-A-Lot supermarket on South Main Street. Tim Miles, executive director of the probation center, said the new …

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Police find and arrest man for parole violation

Three Rivers police last week arrested a man after he was being sought for being a parole absconder. Local authorities were notified by the Michigan Department of Corrections that Robert Oliver was believed to be in Three Rivers. He was spotted at 6:10 a.m. Friday at McDonald’s in Three Rivers and fled the scene once he noticed authorities. Oliver ran …

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Cass woman injured in crash

A 38-year-old Niles woman was treated for head pains after she was involved in a two-vehicle accident over the weekend in Cass County’s Mason Township. Sheriff Joe Underwood said deputies were called to U.S. 12 near Kessington Road shortly before 3 p.m. Saturday. Underwood said Melissa Ogorman, 45, of Lake Odessa, was driving west on U.S. 12 when she slowed …

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Man hospitalized after being hit by a car

A 43-year-old Burr Oak man is in stable condition after he was struck by a car over the weekend in Burr Oak Township. Sheriff’s officials said 56-year-old Kevin Mayer, of Sturgis, was driving north on Burr Oak Road shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday when he was unable to avoid striking Ricaurte Hernandez, who was lying in the roadway, south of …

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