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Man arrested on multiple charges

A 24-year-old Battle Creek man wanted on felony warrants was arrested by Three Rivers Police last week. Officers were called in the early-morning hours Saturday after a complaint about a loud gathering outside Riverside Townhouses. Officers responded and noticed a number of people enter a particular apartment. While officers discussed the situation with the primary occupant, police recognized a man …

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Resolution approved to help law enforcement

Michigan’s House Appropriations Committee this week approved a resolution, enabling county sheriff’s deputies to continue patrolling roads in cities and villages that have lost municipal police officers because of economic challenges. Introduced by state Rep. Aaron Miller, the resolution ensures cities and villages will have sufficient law enforcement presence in light of economic challenges that forced the municipalities to cut …

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Man charged following heroin overdose

Felony drug charges are pending against a 58-year-old man after he was revived from a heroin overdose last weekend in Three Rivers. According to a Three Rivers Police Department media release, officers were called Sunday night to the 200 block of South Andrews Street. They found a man unconscious and lying on the kitchen floor. Officers noted he was unresponsive …

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Two injured in crash

A 19-year-old Three Rivers man was involved in a single-vehicle accident late last week in Constantine Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called at 4 a.m. Friday to North River Road, near Nerman Road, regarding a rollover accident. Deputies said Dacoda Jacobs was ejected from the vehicle he was driving. A passenger, 19-year-old Nicholas Baldwin of Three Rivers, …

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Charges to be sought against a Sturgis couple

Sturgis police are expected to pursue charges against a Sturgis couple – already incarcerated in LaGrange County, Ind. – following the execution of a search warrant. According to a department media release, officers followed through on the warrant Wednesday in the 700 block of Market Street. A search of the residence revealed what authorities called a makeshift chop shop located …

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Police investigate stolen RV

A fifth-wheel travel trailer was stolen last week from a residence in Mottville Township, according to state police. Investigators were called Thursday morning to the 69000 block of U.S. 131, where a 2018 Riverstone Legacy trailer was stolen sometime between 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. Thursday. The travel trailer is tan and brown in color. Troopers said suspects also …

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Pedestrian killed by train in Marcellus

A 27-year-old Marcellus man died Thursday morning after he was struck by a freight train at a crossing in the village of Marcellus. Cass County Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 10:30 a.m. Thursday to the crossing at the east end of town. Deputies arrived to find Logan Lamons deceased. According to witnesses, Lamons was walking on the …

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Proos presents sapling to sheriff’s department

State Sen. John Proos recently presented a catalpa tree sapling to St. Joseph County Undersheriff Mark Lillywhite. The sheriff’s department will be working with the county to determine the best location to plant the tree. Proos said catalpas are flowering trees that grow up to 60 feet high or more and provide plenty of shade. He said it was an …

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Man injured in single car crash

A Cassopolis man was injured in a one-vehicle accident last week in Cass County’s Penn Township. Sheriff’s department officials were called at 7:55 a.m. Friday to Kelsey Lake Street, near Griffiths Road, in response to a car that had crashed into a tree. Investigators found that a sport-utility vehicle driven by 23-year-old John Sylvia was heading west on Kelsey Lake …

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Fabius Park FD looking to purchase boat

The Fabius Park Fire Department is seeking to purchase a quick-response boat it can keep at its station on Broadway Road in Three Rivers. Currently, when a report of a water incident is issued, the first boat to the scene is the dive-rescue craft from Centreville. With its own boat, however, the fire department could have a boat on the …

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