Van Buren County Newswire

Van Buren County Newswire

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  1. Teen killed in Van Buren Co. crashRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    A crash in Van Buren County late Thursday night killed a Coloma teen and sent two others to the hospital. It happened around 1:20 a.m. on Red Arrow Highway near 70th Street in Hartford Township east of Watervliet, authorities said.

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  2. Van Buren County Sheriffa s Son Pleads GuiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Nikolas Abbott, the son of Van Buren County Sheriff Dan Abbott, has entered a guilty plea to a charge of being an accessory after the fact in the shooting death of E.J. Holland. The Berrien County Prosecutor's Office was assigned the case and say Abbott supplied the gun to Thurmond Fletcher, who took it to a drug deal with Holland in a Bangor Park in February.

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  3. Van Buren Co. sheriffa s son pleads guilty to accessory chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOODTV.com

    The son of the Van Buren County sheriff has pleaded guilty to charges in connection to a fatal shooting in Bangor earlier this year. Nikolas Abbott pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the fact to a felony, and false report of a felony and firearm charges were dropped.

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  4. 911 calls released in Mattawan officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Several calls were released by Van Buren County Central Dispatch Wednesday. One was made by a teacher at Mattawan High School, relaying information about a suspicious vehicle she saw driving near her.

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  5. Prison for man who fired during hourslong standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WOODTV.com

    A man who shot at authorities during a nearly 15-hour standoff in Van Buren County last year is going to prison. A judge Monday sentenced Jason Kohlhoff to up to 10 years in prison for six counts of intent to do great bodily harm less than murder in connection to the June 2016 incident.

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  6. Deputies: Distracted driver crashes into treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | WOODTV.com

    ... deputies arrived on scene, they found the driver unconscious and trapped inside the vehicle, according to a Van Buren County Sheriff's Office news release. The driver, a 31-year-old Mattawan woman, was airlifted to the hospital with severe head ...

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  7. Van Buren County To Mark Adoption Day TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    With more than 2,600 children in Michigan waiting to be adopted, the Van Buren County Circuit Court's Family Division next week will celebrate those who have navigated the process. It's national Adoption Day, with the court's Veronica Stillson telling WSJM News special guests will be on hand, along with some choirs.

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  8. Police Officer Charged In Shooting IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Van Buren County Prosecutor's Office has authorized a charge against a former Mattawan police officer who allegedly fired shots at a car that had sped away from her early this month. It happened on November 3 when Mattawan Police Officer Chelsey Omilian initiated a stop on a stolen vehicle.

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  9. Officer charged with firing gun into car in which woman hurtRead the original story

    Friday Nov 17 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... felony charges, unlawful use of a motor vehicle and resisting and obstructing police. He remains jailed in Van Buren County.

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  10. Mattawan police officer charged after shooting at stolen vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A Mattawan police officer who allegedly shot at a car during a pursuit has been charged with Reckless Use of a Firearm. The Van Buren County Prosecutor says Officer Chelsey Omilian was arraigned Friday.

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  11. Mattawan officer charged in shooting that wounded suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | WOODTV.com

    ... Police Department is facing charges in connection to an officer-involved shooting two weeks ago. The Van Buren County District Court Clerk confirms Officer Chelsey Omilian is charged with one count of reckless use of a firearm in connection to the ...

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  12. Suspect in Mattawan police officer-involved shooting to be arraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | MLive.com

    Two weeks after a police officer-involved shooting in Mattawan, a suspect is expected to be arraigned Friday, Nov. 17. Charges have been authorized against a male suspect involved in the Nov. 3 incident , according to the Van Buren County Prosecutor's Office. The charges include two counts of unlawful use of a vehicle and resisting and obstructing a police officer.

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  13. Van Buren County Adoption Day TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    With more than 2,600 children in Michigan waiting to be adopted, the Van Buren County Circuit Court's Family Division next week will celebrate those who have navigated the process. It's national Adoption Day, with the court's Veronica Stillson telling WSJM NEws special guests will be on hand, along with some choirs.

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  14. Report: Crashes Led To More Than $4 Billion In Losses In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... unk. He also tells us traffic crashes in just Berrien County in 2015 resulted in $334 million in losses. In Van Buren County, that number is $242 million. You can find the full report right here.

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  15. Man who had shootout with MSP sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A man who had a shootout with Michigan State Police along I-94 earlier this fall has been sentenced to prison. Landon Harbin was sentenced to 15-50 years in prison in Michigan for the shootout in September in Van Buren County.

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  16. Man suing jail for bunk bed fall, now suing cops for excessive forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WOODTV.com

    ... east side of the state. The first came from October of 2015 after McKie was sentenced to six months in the Van Buren County Jail for receiving and concealing stolen property. Jail staff had instructions to keep 37-year-old McKie on the bottom bunk. ...

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  17. Alabama murder suspect sentenced in Paw PawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A man suspected of murdering his mother in Alabama has been sentenced in Van Buren County for a gunfight with police just before his surrender, but he probably won't do much time in Michigan. Landon Harbin surrendered as soon as he ran out of bullets.

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  18. Man Sentenced For I-94 Shootout With PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 10 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A man suspected of murdering his mother in Alabama has been sentenced in Van Buren County for a gunfight with police just before his surrender, but he probably won't do much time in Michigan. Landon Harbin surrendered as soon as he ran out of bullets.

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  19. Meridianville man accused of killing his mother sentenced in Michigan for shootout with policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... WWMT, WHNT News 19 learned that a judge sentenced Harbin Thursday on several Michigan charges . The Van Buren County, Michigan Prosecutor tells WWMT that Landon Harbin pled guilty to two counts of assault with attempted murder (one on a Michigan ...

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  20. Mom, boyfriend sentenced to life for murdering 2 kids in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 9 | MLive.com

    ... arson, and Dunning and McFadden long were considered persons of interest in the case, authorities said. Van Buren County Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Keith Robinson argued that McFadden and Dunning set the fire the night before she was ...

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