After 14 1/2 years as Three Rivers’ chief of police and 47 1/2 years with the Three Rivers Police Department, Tom Bringman is calling it a career.
Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department (SJCSD) are investigating a vehicle-pedestrian incident that occurred early Wednesday morning in Nottawa Township. According to a press release by Sheriff Mark A. Lillywhite, the incident occurred on Shimmel Road near Timm Road at approximately 5:50 a.m., when a pedestrian walking southbound on Shimmel Road was struck by a northbound pickup truck. The truck continued on after the collision without stopping.
St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite said he will be hosting Victim Advocate Training by the Michigan Sheriff’s […]
A 39-year-old man was transported by Air Care to an area hospital after an accident in Colon Township this past Saturday morning. According to a press release by St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite, Deputies responded at about 7:23 a.m. to a location near Burr Oak Road and West Palmer Lake Road. Craig Holman of Angola, Indiana had crossed the center line of the road, left the roadway to his left, and struck a series of trees.
The Three Rivers Police Department (TRPD) will not provide officers or auxiliaries at the polls on Election Day next week, Chief of Police Tom Bringman said Thursday.
A judge has blocked a ban on the open display of firearms at polling places issued recently by Michigan Secretary of State (SOS) Jocelyn Benson. Several current and prospective public officials discussed the ruling on social media Tuesday.
Despite reduced utilization of services and fewer funding dollars from some sources, St. Joseph County’s offender rehabilitation programs are adapting and continuing to serve. Community Corrections Director Rose Ludwick, District Court Judge Jeffrey C. Middleton, and others discussed current challenges and opportunities and approved changes at a Community Corrections Advisory Board (CCAB) meeting Wednesday.
St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite told Watershed Voice Wednesday that his department will not be able to enforce a directive issued last Friday prohibiting open carry of firearms within 100 feet of polling places around the state. Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson issued the directive, which applies to the upcoming November 3 General Election day, and includes instructions for local clerks on how to carry it out.
Jared Hoffmaster announced this week that his campaign has received the endorsement of Sheriff Mark Lillywhite. Hoffmaster is running for the First District seat on the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners.
Deputies with the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department (SJCSD) engaged in a vehicle pursuit Friday morning that ended in the arrest of one person and an ongoing search for another. Deputies attempted a traffic stop on a maroon Ford F-150 pickup truck at approximately 8:10 a.m. for a speeding infraction, according to a press release by Sheriff Mark A. Lillywhite. The vehicle was found to have been stolen, and Deputies believe another stolen vehicle may be related.
In a press release Wednesday, St. Joseph County Sheriff Mark Lillywhite reported that Sheriff’s Deputies pursued a motorcyclist before taking him into custody Tuesday evening. At around 6:30 p.m., the deputies attempted to stop the motorcycle for a traffic violation on U.S. Highway 131 near Wilbur Road in Lockport Township.
Deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department and officers from the Three Rivers Police Department responded to an armed robbery in Lockport Township early Friday morning. At approximately 2:19 a.m., according to a press release by Sheriff Mark A. Lillywhite.
Two women were transported to the hospital for minor injuries when a pickup truck struck operated by a Three Rivers man their SUVs Thursday afternoon on Buckhorn Road in Lockport Township.
Deputies with the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department took a report of a stolen 1993 Chevy S10 in the 14000 block of Miller Mills Road in Constantine Township on August 11, 2020.
St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department Deputies responded to two vehicle incidents on Monday and Tuesday according to press releases issued by Sheriff Mark Lillywhite. The incidents included a motorcycle crash on Shimmel Road on Monday evening and a high-speed chase on U.S. Highway 12 early this morning.
Last Friday, August 28, deputies from the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the location of a larceny in the 62000 block of Burr Oak Road in Burr Oak Township.
During an Executive Committee meeting Wednesday morning, members of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners discussed ways to address likely budget shortfalls for the remainder of 2020, as well as for the next two fiscal years.
With 100 percent of precincts in St. Joseph County reporting Tuesday evening, Republican David Marvin defeated embroiled incumbent John McDonough in the August 2020 primary election for the position of County Prosecuting Attorney. For more on that race and additional election results click through.