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The public’s help is needed to solve a murder case

Investigators from Michigan State Police are appealing to the public for help with solving a two-year-old homicide case. Troopers responded Sept. 1, 2015, to 13110 Riverside Drive in Constantine Township, where a family member discovered Lavern Chupp deceased in his residence. He was the owner of Chupp Construction and numerous rental properties in and around the area. Although his residence …

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Items stolen from Sherwood Township home

A residence in Branch County’s Sherwood Township was broken in to earlier this month, according to state police. The incident occurred between 7 a.m. Aug. 15 and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 18 in the 1300 block of Haughey Drive. The victim told investigators an assortment of items was stolen.

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Construction trailer stolen

A construction company trailer was stolen last week from a location in Park Township. State police were notified that the utility trailer was stolen sometime after 6:30 p.m. last Wednesday from a construction site in the 18000 block of Moorepark Road. The trailer contained tools and materials for use in making and pouring concrete. The 18-foot trailer has double doors …

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Items stolen from Constantine home

Antiques and other items were reported stolen from a residence following a breaking-and-entering incident earlier this month in Constantine Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the break-in occurred between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 19 in the 10000 block of Quaker Road.

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Several drug arrests following investigation

The St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit concluded a year-long investigation this week that resulted in the arrest of six people at locations in the Constantine area and White Pigeon. Sheriff’s officials said a follow-up on tips related to suspected drug activity resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 14000 block of Riverside Drive …

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Man injured in crash

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Mendon Township. Deputies were called shortly after 3:30 a.m. to Silver Street, just south of Michigan Avenue, where a vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. The driver, Roy Spencer Jr., whose age and community of residence were not listed in a department media …

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