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Two arrested in Sturgis on drug and weapons charges

Two Indiana residents were arrested on drug-related offenses as well as a weapons violation earlier this week in Sturgis. Sturgis police said a vehicle was stopped at 11:41 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Buckingham and Canterbury streets for a plate-registration violation. The driver, a 24-year-old man from Elkhart, advised officers he was in possession of a firearm, which was …

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Sturgis man arrested on drug charges

Three Rivers police arrested a Sturgis man early Wednesday on drug-related offenses. According to a department media release, a vehicle was stopped shortly before 1:30 a.m. on Broadway Street near South Douglas Avenue for an undisclosed moving violation. Police observed evidence that led them to conclude the occupants of the vehicle were seeking components to manufacture methamphetamine. The department’s K9 …

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Teenager arrested after theft from restaurant

A 17-year-old employee was arrested following a breaking-and-entering incident at Mancino’s Italian restaurant in White Pigeon. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the eatery Monday in response to forced entry through a rear door. Investigators found access was gained by drilling out the locking mechanism and prying the door open. Two flat-screen televisions, a laptop computer and the contents from the …

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Sturgis woman enters plea in embezzlement case

An embezzlement case involving a Sturgis woman and Sturgis Youth Soccer Organization advanced a step earlier this month. Tammy Cain recently entered a no-contest plea on charges of attempted larceny in a building in a proceeding that took place in St. Joseph County Circuit Court. As part of the plea agreement, Cain agreed to pay the organization $20,000 in restitution. …

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Two arrested on multiple charges

Two people were arrested on drug-related offenses last week and face additional charges of mail theft. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said deputies spotted a vehicle at 3:15 p.m. Saturday parked along Mill Pond Road near Fawn River Road in White Pigeon Township. Investigators said a 23-year-old woman was seen burning mail. Meanwhile, deputies found she and her 24-year-old …

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Man questioned regarding alleged police impersonation

Cass County sheriff’s officials have submitted to the prosecutor’s office information regarding a man allegedly impersonating a police officer. The agency last week received a tip from a Jones resident aware of a neighbor on Born Street who matched the description of a subject and his vehicle mentioned in a department press release. A deputy responded to the address and …

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