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Cass County

Area residents receive jail, probation terms in Cass County Court

CASSOPOLIS – A number of area residents received jail and probation terms after being sentenced in Cass County Circuit Court on gun, assault and drug ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, December 17, 2021 4:00 pm

Buchanan

Buchanan man sentenced in third-offense domestic violence case

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, George Cox, 40, of Arctic Street in Buchanan, pleaded guilty to third-offense domestic violence as a habitual offender ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, December 17, 2021 3:00 pm

Cass County

Edwardsburg man gets jail for assault, drug charges

CASSOPOLIS — An Edwardsburg man will spend Christmas in jail after being sentenced Friday in Cass County Court. Robert William Russell II, 46, of South ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, December 17, 2021 2:14 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners hire new corporate council

ST. JOSEPH – It was a full agenda for Berrien County Commissioners at their last meeting of 2021. The county board will next meet on ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Thursday, December 16, 2021 1:10 pm

Berrien County

Niles man faces prison after fleeing police with firearm in vehicle

NILES – A Niles man was sentenced to prison on weapon and fleeing police charges in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. Tyrone Lavall Hunter, 39, ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, December 13, 2021 11:14 am

Cass County

Three sentenced to jail on various charges in Cass County

CASSOPOLIS – Several area residents were sentenced to jail and probation Friday in Cass County Circuit Court. • Charles Barnes Baker, 32, of North Front ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, December 10, 2021 5:00 pm

Cassopolis

Dowagiac man who assaulted a woman sentenced to jail, probation

CASSOPOLIS — A Dowagiac man who assaulted a woman earlier this year was sentenced to probation and jail Friday in Cass County Court. John Allen ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, December 10, 2021 2:51 pm

Cass County

Two men get jail time for meth possession

CASSOPOLIS – Two men were sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court to one year in jail on drug charges. Justin Edward Syx, 32, of ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, December 10, 2021 2:47 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners interview candidates for open corporate counsel position

ST. JOSEPH – Berrien County commissioners had a full morning Thursday. In addition to their regular board meeting where they heard more concerns about mask ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Thursday, December 9, 2021 3:04 pm

Berrien County

Niles man heading back to prison on resisting, obstructing police charges

NILES – A Niles man is going back to prison after being convicted of resisting and obstructing police in September. Caleb Hite Ringer, 20, of ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, December 6, 2021 11:59 am

Berrien County

Berrien County woman convicted in murder for hire plot

NILES — In Berrien County Trial Court, a Berrien Springs woman was convicted of solicitation of murder after a four-day trial last week. A jury ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, December 6, 2021 11:57 am

Berrien County

Feasibility study underway to add new county road department garage in Niles Township

ST. JOSEPH – Could a new Berrien County Road Department garage be on the way on land off of Pucker Street in Niles Township? Berrien ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:46 pm

Berrien County

Niles woman gets prison time for causing fire after falling asleep while smoking

NILES – Two area residents were sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Jennifer Centerial Allen, 35, of Niles, pleaded no contest to ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 29, 2021 1:39 pm

Berrien County

Niles assault sends man to prison

NILES – Two area residents were sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. Jason Michael Kerns, 45, is returning to prison after pleading ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 22, 2021 2:43 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County commissioners get first look at strategic plan

ST. JOSEPH – Berrien County Commissioners got their first look Thursday at the county’s proposed new strategic plan and recommendations on how to spend nearly ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 22, 2021 11:00 am

Cass County

Six incidents land Elkhart man in prison

CASSOPOLIS — An Elkhart man is going to prison after being sentenced Friday in Cass County Circuit Court on multiple counts including stolen property, weapons ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 22, 2021 9:29 am

Berrien County

Dowagiac man given probation for causing serious injury while driving under the influence

NILES — In a Berrien County drunk driving case, a Dowagiac man was sentenced to probation and jail for drunk driving causing serious injury. Rolando ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 15, 2021 2:36 pm

Berrien County

Benton Harbor man gets prison for Niles drunk driving incident

NILES – A Benton Harbor man was sentenced to prison Monday in Berrien County Trial Court after pleading guilty to third-offense drunk driving. Wade Sheldon ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 15, 2021 2:30 pm

News

Former Niles marijuana partner sentenced to probation, jail for fourth-degree sexual misconduct

NILES – A former partner in a Niles marijuana business was sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial Court to probation and jail after pleading guilty ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 15, 2021 12:18 pm

Berrien County

Niles man heading back to prison on drunk driving charges

NILES – A Niles man is going back to prison after being convicted of third-offense drunk driving and sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial Court. ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 8, 2021 1:29 pm

Cass County

Dowagiac man given probation in drug possession, drunk driving case

CASSOPOLIS — In Cass County Court Friday, a Dowagiac man was given probation after being stopped for possession of drugs and driving while intoxicated. Ryan ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, November 5, 2021 2:30 pm

Cass County

Pregnant Edwardsburg woman sentenced to prison

CASSOPOLIS – An Edwardsburg woman was sentenced to prison in Cass County Circuit Court Friday after being convicted on drug charges. Nicole Marie Pegan, 34, ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Friday, November 5, 2021 2:03 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County hires interim health officer

ST. JOSEPH – COVID and health department concerns again took center stage at Thursday morning’s Berrien County Board of Commissioners meeting. Residents questioned health department ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:16 pm

Berrien County

Teens sentenced to probation in Berrien County Court

NILES – Two area teens were among those placed on probation in Berrien County Trial Court Monday. The teens will have the chance to keep ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Monday, November 1, 2021 12:22 pm

Berrien County

Berrien County continues search for new health officer

ST. JOSEPH – Berrien County commissioners heard updates on hiring a new county health officer and south county infrastructure improvements at their meeting Thursday morning. ... Read more

by Debra Haight, Thursday, October 28, 2021 1:22 pm

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