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Two injured in Cass County crash

Two St. Joseph County residents were involved in a two-vehicle accident last week in Cass County’s Penn Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 6:30 a.m. Thursday to the intersection of Calvin Center Road and M-60. Investigators determined that a car driven by 45-year-old Veronica Brown of White Pigeon was heading north on Calvin Center Road and failed …

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Constantine man arrested on drug charges

Three Rivers police last week arrested a Constantine man wanted on drug charges and a number of warrants. According to the Three Rivers Police Department, the agency around 7:30 p.m. Thursday received tips about a man in possession of a handgun. Officers obtained a description of the vehicle he was in. A patrol officer later spotted the suspect near an …

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Police investigate suspicious death

State police investigators are looking into the suspicious death of a 27-year-old woman earlier this week in Park Township. Troopers were called around 7:15 a.m. Wednesday to the 52000 block of Johnson Road in response to a report of a female lying at the end of her driveway. Police identified her as Kristen Littlefield. She was pronounced dead at the …

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Woman charged following crash

A 47-year-old Kalamazoo woman was charged with driving under the influence of drugs following a two-vehicle crash earlier this week in Three Rivers. State police said the suspect was heading south on U.S. 131 at 4 p.m. Tuesday when it ran into the back of a stopped vehicle waiting to turn left onto North Main Street. The vehicle that was …

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Log splitter stolen in Fabius Township

State police are investigating the theft of a log splitter from a location in Fabius Township. The Huskee brand splitter was taken between 10 p.m. Monday and 5 a.m. Tuesday from the 50000 block of Pulver Road. The log splitter is red in color and its trailer had a flat tire.

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Stolen truck recovered in Flowerfield Township

Three Lansing-area juveniles were arrested after they allegedly stole a semi truck. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were called around 2:30 p.m. Sunday to the 10000 block of Floating Bridge Road in Flowerfield Township. The owner told authorities the truck has a GPS unit, which led deputies to the location. The owner said the truck was stolen …

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Guns and coins stolen in Fawn River Township

Two handguns, a long gun and a collection of silver Canadian half dollars were stolen from a residence in Fawn River Township. Sheriff’s department officials said investigators were called Sunday to the 30000 block of U.S. 12, where the victim told authorities the incident occurred between 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday. A department media release did not indicate …

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Woman stabbed during residential breakin

A Three Rivers woman was stabbed last week at her residence. According to a department media release, a man broke into a residence in the 600 block of 15th Street shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday. The victim, whose age was not disclosed in the release, was assaulted as she called for help. The man, described as black with a larger …

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Man dies on Cass County farm

A Benton Harbor man died during a farm-related accident over the weekend in Cass County’s Silver Creek Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday to a location on Dixon Street. Deputies were told 69-year-old Roger Molter was parking a cherry picker in a barn for the winter, and while repositioning the equipment he ended …

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Irrigation system damaged

An irrigation system was damaged last month in Burr Oak Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the incident occurred in a field at U.S. 12 near Halfway Road. The owner of the system reported the incident Monday and said the damage was likely done on or around Sept. 25.

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