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Break-in near Colon

Two firearms were stolen from a Colon Township residence this week. State police were called to a breaking-and-entering of a residence in the 58000 block of Lepley Road around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. The victim said a .22-caliber semi-automatic rifle and a 12-gauge “stagecoach” style double-barrel shotgun were taken. A department media release did not indicate how access to the residence …

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Two officers suspended after man’s accidental death at jail

Two Kalamazoo officers have been suspended for one day following the accidental death of a 57-year-old man in police custody. Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley says in a release Wednesday that the officers should have recognized James Dunigan’s medical condition and sought treatment. Medical examiners have determined that Dunigan’s May 6 death was caused by medical issues which included heart …

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White Pigeon woman has died following traffic accident

A woman involved in a car-pedestrian accident earlier this week died Wednesday. State Police Det./Sgt. Todd Petersen said 24-year-old Kalan Rider was walking on the shoulder north with the flow of traffic on U.S. 131, near the intersection of U.S. 12, when she was struck from behind. The incident occurred late Monday afternoon. The driver of the car was 37-year-old …

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Two arrested on drug charges

Drug-related charges are being sought against a Mendon man following a traffic stop this week in Park Township. Sheriff’s deputies stopped the car he was driving Tuesday on Michigan Avenue near Buckhorn Road after it was observed speeding. The driver, a 22-year-old Mendon man whose name was not released pending arraignment, did not have a valid license. A passenger was …

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Woman faces trial in drunken driving crash that killed boy

A southwestern Michigan woman has been ordered to stand trial in connection with a rollover crash that killed a 4-year-old boy. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that 24-year-old Nicole Camden waived a preliminary examination Tuesday in Kalamazoo County District Court. Camden is charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death. She faces a Sept. 12 pretrial hearing. Police say a …

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Pedestrian crash in White Pigeon

A White Pigeon woman was seriously injured late Monday afternoon in a car/pedestrian crash on US-131 near the intersection of US-12. According to state police, 24-year-old Kalan Rider was walking northbound with the flow of traffic, on the shoulder, when she was struck. The driver of the car was identified as Adam Marble, age 37, of Plainwell. Rider was transported …

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