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Construction trailer stolen

A construction company trailer was stolen last week from a location in Park Township. State police were notified that the utility trailer was stolen sometime after 6:30 p.m. last Wednesday from a construction site in the 18000 block of Moorepark Road. The trailer contained tools and materials for use in making and pouring concrete. The 18-foot trailer has double doors …

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Items stolen from Constantine home

Antiques and other items were reported stolen from a residence following a breaking-and-entering incident earlier this month in Constantine Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said the break-in occurred between 8:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 19 in the 10000 block of Quaker Road.

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Several drug arrests following investigation

The St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit concluded a year-long investigation this week that resulted in the arrest of six people at locations in the Constantine area and White Pigeon. Sheriff’s officials said a follow-up on tips related to suspected drug activity resulted in the execution of a search warrant at a residence in the 14000 block of Riverside Drive …

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Man injured in crash

The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Mendon Township. Deputies were called shortly after 3:30 a.m. to Silver Street, just south of Michigan Avenue, where a vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. The driver, Roy Spencer Jr., whose age and community of residence were not listed in a department media …

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Motorcyclist injured in crash

A White Pigeon man was injured after the motorcycle he was driving was struck from behind earlier this week in Cass County’s Mason Township. Sheriff Richard Benhke said deputies were called at 6:25 a.m. Monday to M-217 near Wayne Street. Investigation said a motorcycle driven by 32-year-old Cody Walters was rear-ended by a pickup driven by Stone Taylor, 21, of …

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No injuries in Cass County boat crash

A motor boat crashed into a boat in which two Illinois men were fishing over the weekend in Cass County’s Diamond Lake. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 3:30 p.m. Sunday to the Cassopolis lake. They said 17-year-old Nicholas Peluchiwski of Chicago was driving a boat that was pulling a wake boarder. Deputies said he failed to observe …

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Assault charges for 2 Sturgis residents

Two Sturgis residents were arrested after they were involved in a physical confrontation last week in Sturgis. Officers were called at 5:50 p.m. Friday to North Lakeview Avenue and East Lafayette Street in response to a domestic situation. Officers reported witnessing a 28-year-old man and 25-year-old woman involved in a fight while the woman was holding their 18-month-old son. The …

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Equipment stolen from Park Township business

Two pieces of lawn-care equipment were stolen last week from a Park Township business. Sheriff’s deputies said they were called Friday to Burnips Equipment Company, where two Bush Hog zero-turn mowers were stolen between the close of business Thursday and Friday morning. The business is located on Franklin Drive.

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Fatal crash on M-60

A 28-year-old Indiana man was killed in a one-car crash early Saturday morning, while his 27-year-old passenger from Michigan City, Ind., was airlifted to Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. Sheriff deputies said Randall Mantz, from Portage, Ind., was westbound in the 19000 block of M-60 in Lockport Township when his vehicle left the road and struck several trees. Mantz was …

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Fatal crash on M-86 east of Three Rivers

St. Joseph County sheriff ‘ s deputies are investigating a crash that left one person dead late Friday morning in Lockport Township. Deputies said a pickup was traveling east in the 19000 block of M-86 when it left the road, struck a tree and trapped the driver inside. After impact, the vehicle caught fire. Police said bystanders attempted to free the victim. The driver, 35-year-old …

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