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Two arrested on drug charges in Colon

A 55-year-old Kalamazoo man was arrested this week on drug-related offenses following a traffic stop in the village of Colon. According to the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department, the suspect’s vehicle was stopped around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on Blackstone Avenue near State Street. Deputies found the man to be in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana, and he was charged accordingly, …

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Police investigate hit and run

A hit-and-run incident over the weekend in Park Township is under investigation by state police. According to a state police media release, a vehicle was heading north on U.S. 131 before 7 a.m. Saturday when it left the roadway around M-216 and struck several small trees in a resident’s yard. Debris at the scene indicates the vehicle is a mid …

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Cass County crash injures one

Cass County Sheriff’s Department officials were called this week to a single-vehicle accident in Porter Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 12:45 p.m. Monday to Silverhead Lake Road, near M-40. Investigators said 25-year-old Devin Neice, of Elkhart was eastbound on Shavehead Lake Road when he lost control of his vehicle. It went into a field and then …

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Colon woman dies in crash

A 60-year-old Colon-area woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash about 4 p.m. Thursday on M-66 near Marvin Road in Colon Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff’s deputies said all three vehicles were northbound on M-66, approaching a construction zone. The first and second vehicles were slowing when the middle vehicle was struck by the third vehicle, which had not slowed, …

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Mower stolen in Fabius Township

A John Deere riding mower and other items were stolen within the past week from a residence in Fabius Township. Sheriff’s department investigators said deputies were called to the 10000 block of Hoffman Road this week. Sometime between May 11 and 14, suspects forced entry into the garage of a vacant residence and stole a riding mower, air-conditioning unit and …

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Multiple injuries in Lockport crash

Three people were injured in a one-car crash around noon Monday in Lockport Township. St. Joseph County sheriff ’s deputies said a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed was heading southwest in the 20000 block of Centreville-Constantine Road, when the car went off the road, re-entered the roadway, then began to spin out of control. The vehicle crossed …

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ATV stolen in Sturgis

An all-terrain vehicle was stolen this week from a location in Sturgis Township. Sheriff’s department officials said the four-wheeler was taken between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday from a residence near the intersection of Haven Street and White School Road. The Honda TRX-125 is red and has a broken front-right fender covered by a gray sticker.

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Investigation into school threats continues

Centreville Public Schools Superintendent Rob Kuhlman issued a second media release regarding the cancellation of classes a second consecutive day Friday. Kuhlman said district administrators along with the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department have been investigating a potential threat of violence at the high school. The investigation came after a message was submitted on the “OK 2 Say” anonymous tip …

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Woman arrested on drug charges

A 35-year-old Three Rivers woman was arrested last week on a drug-related offense. According to sheriff’s officials, members of the St. Joseph County Areas Narcotics unit were alerted May 8 to a woman distributing methamphetamine in the city of Three Rivers. SCAN investigators located the suspect’s vehicle on Banker Street in Florence Township. Troopers from Michigan State Police and deputies …

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Three arrested on drug charges

A trio of Three Rivers residents was arrested on drug-related charges earlier this week. St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit members executed a search warrant Monday at a residence in the 800 block of North Main Street in Three Rivers. SCAN unit members had received a number of tips regarding illicit narcotics activity at the residence, investigators said. Methamphetamine and …

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