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Recent Crime News
Wednesday Sep 30 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
A portion of US 12 in Berrien County will be named in honor of a fallen Michigan State Police trooper following action Wednesday by the State Senate. State Representative Dave Pagel says that US 12 from M-60 to US-31 will be called the "Trooper Steven B. DeVries Memorial Highway" in honor of Trooper Steven DeVries, who was killed by a bank robbery suspect in 1972. Comment?
Wednesday Sep 30 | via WSJV-TV South Bend
Michigan State Police say the Cass County Sheriff's Dispatch got a call of a robbery at the Sunrise Corners Party Store around 9:30pm. Officers from multiple agencies responded to the scene on the 1000 block of Huntly Rd. When they arrived, police say they found surveillance video showing a white man wearing mask running into the store with a knife, and forcing the clerk to give him money from the cash register before leaving. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via WSJV-TV South Bend
Here's a wedding like you've never seen before. This Saturday, the Niles Scream Park is hosting a wedding event between "Death" and "Sophia", vowing to rot together throughout eternity. Comment?
Monday Sep 28 | via WSJM-AM Saint Joseph
The Berrien County Prosecutor's office says that charges have been authorized against an Indiana woman for her role in the 2014 robbery of a Long John Silvers restaurant in Niles. It says that 27 year old Kovita Ward was supposed to be the getaway driver for Eddie Macon Junior, of Niles, when he robbed the business on May second of last year, getting killed by police in the process. Comment?
Sep 8, 2015 | via TheIndyChannel
A 19-year-old has had his convicted sex offender status thrown out, his lawyer told the Elkhart Times Tuesday. Zach Anderson was arrested last winter after having sex with a girl he met on the dating app "Hot or Not," who claimed she was 17. But she admitted to police that was not 17, but really 14. The 19-year-old's lawyer, Scott Grabel of Lansing, Mich., told the Elkhart Times the judge in the case vacated the sentence last Thursday, but he learned of it Tuesday. Comment?
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