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Motorcycle driver killed in crash

An Elkhart man died over the weekend after the motorcycle he was driving was struck by a pickup in Cass County. Sheriff Joe Underwood said 22-year-old Daimon Leader was driving on M-205 in Mason Township when a pickup turned off the highway, onto Cassopolis Road and into Leader’s motorcycle. The incident occurred at 12:26 a.m. Saturday. Underwood said the pickup …

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No injuries in Fabius crash

A 17-year-old Centreville girl was not injured after she ran a red light and her vehicle collided with a farm truck Wednesday in Fabius Township. State police said Hannah Griffith was driving north on U.S. 131 when she failed to stop at a red light at the Hoffman Road intersection. Her vehicle struck a truck turning north from Hoffman Road …

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Two arrested on drug charges in Marcellus

Two Marcellus residents were arrested on drug-related charges Wednesday following an investigation by the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team. Detectives served a search warrant in the 100 block of West North Street in Marcellus after an investigation provided suspicion that the use of methamphetamine was taking place there. Detectives located methamphetamine paraphernalia, and detained a-36-year-old male and 30-year-old female. They …

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Smoking to blame for Sturgis fire

Fire inspectors spent the day Wednesday looking for clues related to a blaze that caused extensive damage to a Sturgis residence. Careless smoking was determined to be the apparent cause. Cpt. Cody Cripe of the Sturgis Fire Department said officials were called around 1:30 a.m. Wednesday to a residence in the 300 block of South Clay Street. Upon arrival, Sturgis …

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Police investigate hit-and-run incident

State police this week responded to a hit-and-run incident that involved a vehicle being taken for a test drive in Park Township. Troopers were called around 5 p.m. Tuesday to a residence on Michigan Avenue. Earlier, a 1998 Chevy Blazer being test-driven by two men struck a deer on Michigan Avenue, near North Fisher Lake Road. Investigators said the two …

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Theft from Park Township shed

State police are investigating the theft of various items after a shed was broken into Tuesday in Park Township. Troopers were called around 4 p.m. to the 54000 block of Wilbur Road, where the owner of a shed located next to his residence reported the theft of welding equipment. An acetylene tank, oxygen tank, extra-long hose, welder and cutter attachments …

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