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Investigation continues in Cass County crash

The Cass County sheriff’s department is investigating a crash that occurred late Sunday night on Rudy Road. Deputies said the driver of the vehicle, Lucas Black, 34, of Dowagiac, was southbound on Ruby when a vehicle driving northbound began to pass another vehicle. Black told police he swerved to miss the oncoming vehicle and lost control, rolling it several times. …

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Colon crash injures two

Two people were injured in an accident Saturday at the intersection of Farrand and Colon roads in Colon Township. The St. Joseph County sheriff’s department reports that a vehicle driven by Matthew Allen Chorpenning, 27, of Sturgis, pulled into the path of a vehicle driven by Kyle Steven Wirgau, 25, of Colon. Wirgau was taken from the scene to Three …

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Breaking and entering investigated

The Michigan State Police are asking for help in regards to a breaking and entering. The incident happened between 1 and 5 p.m. on Friday, March 3, in the 3100 block of Michigan Ave. in Leonidas Township. Troopers said several items were taken from the home during the break-in. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the MSP …

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One injured in rollover crash

A teenager was injured in a rollover crash on Engle Road just south of Featherstone Road Thursday in Florence Township. The Michigan State Police arrived on scene to find two teenage males involved in the wreck, a 17-year-old male from Centreville was lying on the ground with injuries that resulted in him being taken to the hospital. Yet, through investigation it was …

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Two sent to hospital following crash

A 15-year-old female with a Level 1 Michigan graduated license was involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon in Calvin Township. The incident, which saw the vehicle collide with a bucket truck operated by 28-year-old Christopher Budden of Kalamazoo, resulted in the female and her passenger, Christopher Burnham, 22, of Cassopolis, to go to the hospital. All parties involved in the …

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Items stolen from vehicle

Various items were taken from a vehicle overnight earlier this week in Sherman Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the incident took place between Tuesday and Wednesday in the 22000 block of Banker Street. The vehicle was unlocked, according to authorities.

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