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Woman injured in crash

A 24-year-old woman was hospitalized following a single-vehicle accident this week in White Pigeon Township. Sheriff’s personnel said a vehicle driven by Kelsie Leigh-Marie Lane lost control, crossed the centerline, struck a tree stump and rolled over multiple times before coming to rest on its roof. The incident occurred near the intersection of Fawn River and Mill Pond roads. According …

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Investigation continues following fatal fire

State police fire officials are continuing their investigation into a blaze that killed one person Monday in White Pigeon Township. Additional details about the fire and its victim have not yet been released by authorities, other than the victim was a man. State police were called at 10:20 p.m. to the 19000 block of Fawn River Road after White Pigeon …

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Drug arrests in Sturgis

Seven people were arrested this week on drug-related charges following the execution of a search warrant at a residence in Sturgis. Sheriff’s department officials said members of the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit arrived at a residence in the 500 block of North Clay Street around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Upon executing a search warrant, SCAN members found a large …

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Hit-and-run crash in Centreville

A fire hydrant in the village of Centreville was damaged by a vehicle driven by a hit-and-run driver this week. Sheriff’s officials said the incident occurred around 8 p.m. Sunday on East Market Street, near the intersection of Clinton Street. Investigators said it appears the vehicle was heading west on Market when it left the roadway and collided with the …

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Suspects sought by police

Two men are being sought by state police after, under false pretenses, entering the home of an elderly Sturgis woman, and stealing jewelry and money. The incident occurred between 3:15 and 4 p.m. Saturday in the 69000 block of South Nottawa Road. Investigators said a white male advised the resident he was there to inspect electrical wiring in the basement. …

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Fatal crash in Cass County

Authorities say a 30-year-old woman has died after crashing a car while being chased by a sheriff’s deputy in southwestern Michigan. State police say a Cass County sheriff’s deputy was on routine patrol Saturday night when Amanda Fay Bowers was spotted stopped in the roadway with her car’s lights off. Police say she drove around the deputy’s car and fled. …

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