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Man arrested after foot chase

A Three Rivers man was arrested this week after he led officers on a foot chase outside a Three Rivers business. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s deputies said they attempted to arrest 26-year-old Chase Rohm Monday after initial contact with authorities took place inside the Three Rivers McDonald’s. Authorities said Rohm fled on foot and ran into a nearby trailer park. …

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County hires a new finance director

St. Joseph County has hired a new finance director to replace Joni Smith, who resigned to take a position closer to her family in South Carolina. Ryan Post started work Monday. He most recently was controller at Family Health Center in Kalamazoo. Prior to that, he was finance director for Health Services of Kalamazoo County.

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Sturgis man dies in Indiana crash

A crash early Monday on the Indiana Toll Road claimed the life of a Sturgis man. Indiana State Police said 41-year-old Brian Fox was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which occurred shortly after 7 a.m. at mile marker 109.6, about 2 1/2 miles east of the Middlebury exit. Police said Fox was driving west when his vehicle …

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Motorcyclist injured in crash

A Sturgis man was injured over the weekend after the motorcycle he was driving struck a trailer in Sturgis Township. Sheriff’s officials said the incident occurred shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday on Fawn River Road, east of Balk Road. Deputies said 57-year-old Gregory Miller was driving east on Fawn River Road when a truck pulling a trailer entered the roadway …

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Two injured in Cass County crash

Two people, including a Three Rivers resident, had to be extricated from a vehicle Saturday after it went off the road and down an embankment in Cass County’s Porter Township. The Cass County Sheriff’s Department said the occupants, 28-year-old Krystal Taylor of Three Rivers and Rebecca Mallo, 27, of Cassopolis, were involved in the incident that occurred between 4 and …

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Lift taken from Branch County lake

State police are investigating the theft of a personal-watercraft lift from a lake in Branch County. Troopers were called at 8:30 a.m. Monday to the 500 block of Lake Drive on Coldwater Lake in Ovid Township. The victim told police a Ski-Doo lift was taken from a dock between May 14 and June 19.

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