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Missing woman in Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a missing-person report in the village of Vandalia. Ramona Huffman, 48, was last seen shortly after 9 o’clock Tuesday night, when she left her home to walk to a nearby gas station. Her family attempted for several hours to find her before calling police. Huffman is 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs …

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Vehicle, tools stolen from Constantine home

A vehicle and an assortment of tools were stolen earlier this week from a Constantine residence. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the victim reported that a 2000 Dodge Ram was stolen from the driveway. In addition, three chainsaws and two nail guns were taken from inside the homeowner’s garage. The incident occurred between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 4:45 …

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Former coach charged with embezzlement

A former Constantine girls’ basketball coach has been charged with embezzling more than $11,000 from a non-profit organization. Joseph Stacey was arrested Oct. 4 and arraigned. He was freed on a $15,000 personal recognizance bond. Stacey allegedly embezzled $11,060 between May 2012 and November 2015. According to an affidavit of probable cause, Stacey opened a checking account in May 2012 …

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Woman injured in single car crash

A 36-year-old Three Rivers woman suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident this week in Burr Oak Township. State police said Kristy Strowzewski was driving north on Carpenterson Road shortly after 3 p.m. Monday when the 2005 Ford Taurus left the roadway and struck a tree near Leverence Road. Strowzewski was airlifted to Bronson Methodist Hospital; details of her injuries …

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Threatening post leads to teen’s arrest

A Schoolcraft teenager was arrested last weekend after he implied an act of violence would occur at a school. Schoolcraft Police Department Chief Bryan Campbell said the department received a report around 5 p.m. Saturday from administrative staff with Schoolcraft Community Schools. The School had been contacted about an Instagram posting that inferred violence was going to occur at a …

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Police investigate church financial irregularities

State police are conducting an investigation into allegations of financial irregularities at sister churches in Colon and Bronson. According to the Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo, an audit of finances at St. Barbara in Colon and St. Mary Assumption in Bronson was conducted at the request of the diocese. Diocese officials said the audit yielded questionable financial practices and transactions over …

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