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Boat motor stolen from Kline’s Resort

State police are investigating a stolen boat motor last week in Mendon Township. The outboard motor was attached to a fishing boat for sale and parked at the entrance to Kline’s Resort in the 51000 block of Silver Street. Investigators said the victim indicated the theft occurred between Wednesday and Friday.

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Man charged with DUI after crash

A Three Rivers man was charged with driving under the influence following a two-vehicle accident last week in Fabius Township. State police said the 38-year-old suspect was driving on M-60 around 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8, when he missed his turn at Roberts Road. He stopped his pickup and attempted to back it up, but was struck in the rear by …

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Mower stolen in Branch County

A riding lawnmower was stolen last week from a residence in Branch County’s Matteson Township. State police said the John Deere mower had a 48-inch cutting deck and appears to have been pushed onto a trailer in the 200 block of North Matteson Lake Road. The theft occurred between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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US safety agency issues report in bike crash that killed 5

A federal safety agency investigating a Michigan road crash that killed five bicyclists says it’s still determining the likely cause and other aspects of the accident. The National Transportation Safety Board recently released a preliminary report on the June 7 crash in Kalamazoo County’s Cooper Township, in which a man struck nine cyclists on the road’s shoulder. Fifty-year-old Charles Pickett …

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Hay bales stolen from camp

State police troopers are investigating the theft of hay bales from a Fabius Township retreat. Troopers were called at 11 a.m. July 30 to Camp Eberhart after it was discovered between 50 and 60 bales of hay were stolen from the property, located off County Line Road. Camp officials said the hay bales were likely stolen overnight between July 26 …

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Man arraigned in slaying of missing Sherwood woman

A 55-year-old man has been arraigned in the slaying of a woman whose body was found in a wooded area in northeastern Michigan. The Alpena News reports that Brenton Lee Walker of Millersburg appeared Thursday in 89th District Court. Walker is charged with first-degree murder. The body of 42-year-old Heather Young was found Tuesday near Millersburg in Presque Isle County, …

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