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Cars broken into at factory

Three vehicles parked in the employee lot at a Sturgis factory were broken in to last week. Sturgis Police were called to Sturgis Molded Products in response to larceny incidents. In all cases, car windows were shattered and a number of items were taken from the vehicles. The incidents occurred between 8 and 11:30 p.m. Dec. 5.

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TR woman injured in Schoolcraft

A 60-year-old Three Rivers woman was injured Friday shortly after 5:30pm when she was struck by a semi-rig on US-131 in Schoolcraft. Anne Daugherty was attempting to cross the highway on foot in the business district, when she was struck in the turn lane of Grand Street by a southbound semi preparing to turn east at the traffic light on …

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Reward being offered

A cash reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for graffiti throughout the Three Rivers downtown area. The Three Rivers Police Department issued a media release, stating there is an abundance of graffiti appearing recently on the east and west sides of downtown. Chief Tom Bringman said anyone with …

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More arrests for meth related charges

Two men wanted for methamphetamine-related charges were arrested Tuesday following a two-hour police standoff in Sturgis. Daniel Frye, 48, and Cody Frye, 19, were arrested after the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the 200 block of East Hatch Street. Police arrived about 5 p.m. and both subjects refused to vacate the …

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Five arrested for drug activity

The St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit arrested five people Tuesday night after following up on a tip regarding suspected drug activity in a Three Rivers trailer park. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, complaints of frequent traffic at the residence on 14th Street led SCAN unit members to execute a search warrant. Three males and two females, …

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County Board approves fiscal year budget

With little fanfare, members of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved the county’s 2013 fiscal year budget. The $28.8 million budget goes into effect Jan. 1. It is more than $780,000 less than the 2012 fiscal-year budget, thanks in part to a lower-than-expected allocation sought by the St. Joseph County Road Commission. According to a breakdown of …

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Woman rolls car over

A 17-year-old Three Rivers woman was treated for minor injuries following a single-vehicle accident at 3 p.m. Monday in Fabius Township. According to the St Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, the woman was driving south on U.S. 131 when she lost control of her vehicle due to a wet roadway around Hoffman Road. The vehicle went into a ditch and rolled …

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Portage student is tasered

A Kalamazoo area high school student is behind bars after he threatened a police officer with a knife Monday afternoon. Police say that an officer at Portage Northern High School was called to assist administrators after the 17-year-old student showed threatening behavior. When the officer attempted to approach the student, police say he pulled a knife. The officer used his taser to …

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Girl hurt in accident

A 16-year-old Colon resident was treated for minor injuries following a one-car accident Sunday in Colon Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Heather Avery was driving north on Kane Road when she lost control of her vehicle and it rolled over. The incident occurred at 12:45 a.m. on a gravel road and near the intersection of Decker Road.

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Man slightly injured after crash

A Three Rivers man was slightly injured after he fell asleep at the wheel and crashed his car last week in Park Township. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, 30-year-old James Moore was driving west on M-60 when his vehicle exited the roadway west of Heimbach Road and struck several mailboxes and trees. The vehicle sustained heavy damage …

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