Two Sturgis Residents Arrested Following Three Rivers Robbery
Saturday, January 22, 2022

(THREE RIVERS) – Two Sturgis residents have been arrested in connection with a robbery and two different vehicle chases.

The Three Rivers Police say officers were sent to the 400 block of 8th Avenue at 3:50 Tuesday morning to investigate a robbery. While officers were going over the scene, they were contacted by the St. Joseph County Sheriff's Department, who had located the suspect vehicle and were trying to stop it.

Deputies followed the vehicle, and say it eventually stopped on North River Road near Hebron Road in Mottville Township. The driver, a 25 year old Sturgis woman, was taken into custody. Her passenger, a 28 year old Sturgis man, ran away from the scene.

Police say the man stole a vehicle from a business on Hebron Road and deputies pursued it into Cass County, where it crashed on U.S. 12 near Five Points Road. The suspect was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for medical treatment, and was later arrested.

Charges are being sought from the St. Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office.

The incident is still under investigation. If anyone has information, they can call the Three Rivers Police at 269-278-1235.