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Man arrested on outstanding warrants

Officers with the Three Rivers Police Department last week arrested a parolee wanted for outstanding warrants. According to a department media release, officers were on surveillance Thursday in an area of North Main Street. Officers located the subject, who was in a parked vehicle in 100 block of North Main Street. The 32-year-old man was taken into custody without incident. …

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Out and About – Week of July 19th

Next Tuesday, July 27, the US Department of Veterans Affairs in Battle Creek, will offer an informational meeting here in Three Rivers, at the Rivers Enrichment Center, 1200 West Broadway. If you are a veteran and have questions or issues, this would be the perfect time to have them answered. This session will run from 11:30 AM until 1 PM. …

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Fatal crash south of Three Rivers

Authorities said speed appears to be a factor in a fatal crash late last week in Florence Township. St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said deputies were called shortly before 5 a.m. Friday to an area of Lutz Road near Roys Road in response to a single-vehicle crash. Investigators found a vehicle – driven by 20-year-old Gerardo Menendez of Three …

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The Michigan Senate moves to repeal Gov. emergency powers

Republican state senators on Thursday approved the repeal of the Michigan law that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer used to order emergency lockdowns at the beginning of the pandemic, when Michigan was among the states hardest hit by COVID-19. The state Senate’s 20-15 vote along partisan lines came two days after the Board of State Canvassers certified Unlock Michigan’s petition drive to repeal the …

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Murder charge for man in deadly Schoolcraft collision

A Saginaw man faces two counts of second-degree murder for his role in a May 7 collision that killed an elderly Schoolcraft couple. Kalamazoo County Prosecutor’s Office has authorized charges against 27-year-old Ezra Phillips. Authorities said he was driving in excess of 100 miles per hour on southbound U.S. 131 when the SUV he was driving struck an eastbound car …

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Man arrested after fleeing police

A 29-year-old Three Rivers man was arrested on drug-related offenses after he fled from authorities earlier this week in Mendon Township. Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said deputies attempted to stop a vehicle around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday on Silver Street at Wakeman Road after noticing an equipment violation. The driver fled the scene as the responding deputy was walking toward the suspect’s …

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One injured in car-motorcycle crash

A White Pigeon woman was involved in a car-versus-motorcycle collision earlier this week in Cass County’s Mason Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called at 4:20 p.m. Wednesday to the intersection of U.S. 12 and Tharp Lake Road. Investigators said a motorcycle driven by Lon Franklin, 72, of Elkhart, was westbound on U.S. 12 when a northbound vehicle on …

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Man injured in motorcycle crash

Cass County officials said a Cassopolis man was injured in a motorcycle crash last week in Pokagon Township. Sheriff Richard Behnke said deputies were called shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday to an area of M-51 near Crystal Springs Street. Authorities said Jason Todd, 47, was driving south on M-51 when he lost control of the motorcycle he was driving. It …

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Maximus

I am “Maximus”!  I am a sweet, large, couch potato.  I love tennis balls, and I am a friendly, five to seven year old, male.  I am black, and have had my neuter surgery.  I hope to meet you soon.  You can call and make an appointment to see and adopt me.  My docket number is 50906, at the St. …

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