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Man arrested on drug charges

A Colon man was arrested over the weekend after he was found to be in possession of drugs. Sheriff’s officials said a deputy noticed two males on bicycles Saturday on Lakeview Avenue near U.S. 12 in the city of Sturgis. The deputy attempted to stop the men and they headed in different directions. The two were eventually apprehended and one …

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Three vehicle collision causes injuries

Sheriff’s department deputies responded last week to a three-vehicle collision at the border of Fabius and Constantine townships. Deputies were called shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday to U.S. 131 and Drummond Road, where a southbound pickup driven by a 22-year-old Marcellus man collided into the rear of a vehicle that was stopped to turn left into a driveway. Two Iowa …

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Several injured in Cass County crash

Cass County Sheriff Joe Underwood Jr. said deputies responded to a two-car crash Thursday morning last week in Mason Township. The incident occurred around 7:15 a.m. on Cassopolis Road and Grange Street. Investigators said a vehicle driven by 29-year-old Kenneth Abney of Three Rivers failed to yield right of way at the intersection and turned in front of a southbound …

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Traffic stop leads to drug arrest

A 28-year-old Sturgis man was charged with drug-related offenses following a traffic stop this week. Sheriff’s officials said the man was stopped on Maple Street near Chicago Road in the city of Sturgis at 11:53 p.m. Tuesday for defective equipment. With the assistance of K-9 officer Tucky, deputies found methamphetamine, marijuana and more than $9,000 in lottery tickets suspected to …

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Emergency sirens testing planned

Here’s a reminder that St. Joseph County’s Central Dispatch will be conducting a series of tests of the county’s emergency sirens this weekend. Agency director Dennis Brandenburg said the test is scheduled to take place at noon Saturday and it may consist of more than one activation. Brandenburg is urging residents to not contact 9-1-1 to inquire about the sirens. …

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Man arrested on outstanding warrants

Three Rivers Police arrested a man wanted on four outstanding warrants last week in an area near South Main Street. According to a department media release, troopers observed a man and woman walking shortly before midnight Wednesday on South Main Street near Michigan Avenue. Officers had an idea the man was wanted on a warrant and made an attempt to …

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