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Incident No:   4578-10

Nature of Incident:  Operating While Intoxicated – Boating.
Date and Time:  Sunday, June 27, 2010 at approximately 2:15 a.m.
Location:   Scott Lake in Arlington Township.

Boat Operator-Suspect:  30 year old male from Lockport, IL. (Name to be released after arraignment.)
Datamaster:    .12 Blood Alcohol Content.

Passengers:   There were 5 additional passenger on the vessel.
Vehicle Information:   1993 Crest Pontoon 25ft. pleasure boat.

 

Information:  Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports that the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Marine Division was on patrol on Scott Lake in Arlington Township, on Sunday, June 27, 2010 at approximately 2:15 am. 
     Marine Deputies made contact with the boat operator while he was operating a pontoon boat with five additional passenger in the early morning hours on Scott Lake.  Marine Deputies found the boat operator to be under the influence of alcohol.  The boat and passenger were safely taken to their dock.
     The boat operator was subsequently arrested for Operating While Intoxicated and lodged at the Van Buren County Jail pending arraignment.  The investigation has been turned over to the Van Buren County Prosecutor’s Office.
 

Investigating Deputies:  Marine Deputy Nathan Penning and Marine Sgt. Chad Jahr, Uniform Response Deputies Matthew Konkle and Adam Bielang.
Supervisor Contact:  On Duty Sergeant (269) 657-3101 or Sergeant Chad Jahr email.
 



Incident No:
  4522-10
Incident Type:
  Operating while Intoxicated – Boating 

Date and Time:  Friday, June, 25, 2010 at approximately 7:00 pm 

Location:  Scott Lake in Arlington Township

Boat Operator-Suspect:   65 year old male from Parchment, MI. (Name to be released after arraignment) 

Datamaster:   .13 Blood Alcohol Content 

Passengers:  There was 1 additional passenger on the vessel. 

Vehicle Information:   2004 Tracker pleasure boat.

 

Information:  Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports that the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Marine Division was on patrol on Scott Lake in Arlington Township, on Friday, June 25, 2010 at approximately 7:00 pm. 
     Marine Deputies made contact with the boat operator while he was operating a pleasure boat with one additional passenger in the evening hours on Scott Lake.  Marine Deputies found the boat operator to be under the influence of alcohol.  The boat and passenger were safely taken to their dock.
     The boat operator was subsequently arrested for Operating While Intoxicated and lodged at the Van Buren County Jail pending arraignment. The investigation has been turned over to the Van Buren County Prosecutor’s Office.

 

Investigating Deputies:  Marine Deputies Nathan Penning and Daryl McLeese, Uniform Response Deputy Todd Oliver 

Supervisor Contact:  On Duty Sergeant (269) 657-3101 or Sgt. Chad Jahr - Marine Division email

 


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Incident Number - 9094-09
Incident Type - Personal Injury Car/Deer Crash.
Incident Date and Time - November 22, 2009 at 0715 hours.
Incident Venue - M-43 Hwy near County Road 673 in Arlington Township.
Driver - Ripple Drew 76 year old female from South Haven.
Injury – Minor injuries to her head, arm and hands.
Hospital – South Haven Community Hospital.

Vehicle - 2003 Chevy Cavalier, sustained extensive front end damage.

Information - Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports that a deputy responded to a personal injury, car-deer crash on M-43 near County Road 673 in the early morning hours of 11-22-09.  Medical personnel and witnesses were on scene and tending to the driver upon the deputy's arrival. 
     During investigation, it was determined that Drew was eastbound on M43 Hwy and was unable to avoid a collision with a deer.  The deer had ran from the ditch line, running perpendicular to the road, directly into the path of Drew's vehicle.  Just prior to the impact, the deer jumped, causing the initial impact of the collision to be concentrated on the windshield and front door pillar area of the vehicle.  The windshield area was crushed due to the collision, causing minor head injuries and hand-arm injuries to Drew. 
     Drew was transported to South Haven Community Hospital for treatment of her injuries. 
Assisting Agencies:  Assisting on scene were members of the Bangor Fire Department and Coloma EMS.
Investigating Deputy - Deputy Kevin VanBrussel K9-803 (269-657-3101)
 


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Incident #:
  7511-09
Incident Type:
  Fleeing and Eluding Police and Operating While Intoxicated.
Date And Time:   September 27, 2009, 2:24 a.m.
Location:  Started at CR 215 and 40th Ave.  Finished at 28th Ave near CR 215 and several roads between.  Arlington Township.
Suspect Information:  Daniel Avila 28 year old male from Bloomingdale.
Vehicle Information:  1993 Chevy Pick Up.

Information:  Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports that a deputy attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a 93' Chevy pick-up for driving left of center on CR 215 near 40th Ave in Arlington Township on Saturday, September 27, 2009 at approximately 2:20 a.m. The Driver of the truck then turned onto 40th Ave. and failed to stop for the Deputy who was now following him with his lights and sirens activated.  The driver then continued to 52nd St. and headed north bound to 28th Avenue.  The Driver then crossed back over CR 215 west bound on 28th Ave.  The driver pulled into a private drive in the 56,000 block of 28th Ave.  The driver then led Deputies and Bangor Police officer's on a short foot pursuit before being caught and placed into custody. 
     Avila was lodged at the Van Buren County Jail for Fleeing and Eluding Police and OWI 1st offense. 

Assisting Agencies: Deputies were assisted by the  Bangor Police Department.
Investigating Officer:  Deputy Greg Pentland
Supervisor Contact:  On Duty Sgt.  269-657-3101.
 


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Update On Incident #:  84309-08 stolen signs on August 2, 2009
Warrants Authorized:
3 Count Larceny (less than $200)
Suspects Arrested:
 
       #1. Brandon Dale Nower, white male, 2-19-90 of Bangor
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       #2. Randall Paul Nower, white male, 1-20-88 of Gobles formerly of Bangor

Information:  Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports the Van Buren County Prosecutors Office authorized 3 Count Warrants for Larceny less than $200 on 2 of the men involved in this incident.  The suspects have been arrested by the Van Buren County Sheriffs Office and have been arraigned in the 7th Dist Court West in South Haven for the above listed charges.

Investigating Deputy:  Deputy Kyle Romeo, Deputy Todd Oliver.
Supervisor Contact: On duty road Sergeant or Operations Lt. William Lux at 269-657-3101

INCIDENT #:  84309-08.
INCIDENT TYPE:
   Recovery of stolen Road and Business signs.
DATE AND TIME:   May 27, 2009 at Approx. 10:00am
LOCATION of RECOVERY:  34747 CR 673, Arlington Township, Van Buren County. LOCATION of THEFTS: Townships of Geneva, Columbia, Bangor, Arlington, Bloomingdale, and South Haven
VICTIMS:     
     1. Van Buren County Road Commission
     2. South Haven Area Emergency Services
     3. Columbia Township Fire Dept
     4. Banic Construction of Bangor
     5. Bob's Processing of South Haven
     6. Jim's Small Engine Repair of Bangor
     7. Walt's Crawlers

SUSPECTS: (names withheld pending charges authorized)
    
1. Bangor man, 21 years old
     2.
Bangor man, 21 years old
     3.
Bangor man, 19 years old
RECOVERED STOLEN PROPERTY:
    
1. Thirteen road signs including Stop sign, Red Yield sign, Rail Road Crossing sign, Speed Limit signs, Street signs and others.
     2.
Nine flashing Yellow lights from traffic barrels.
     3. 
Three Fire Danger “LOW " signs taken from Geneva Twp and Columbia Twp.
     4. 
Five
local area business signs. 
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INFORMATION: Sheriff Dale R. Gribler reports Sheriffs Deputies received information that subjects on County Road 673 in Arlington Twp had in their possession numerous road signs and local area business signs.  
     Deputies had received complaints on the thefts in the late summer of 2008 until early 2009, however, no suspects were developed at that time. Deputies proceeded to the location on County Road 673 and made contact with suspects there.  During the course of the investigation the signs were recovered from the garage area of the home as well as numerous yellow flashing portable construction barrel lights.  
     Deputies turned the signs over to the Van Buren County Road Commission who identified the labeled and numbered signs and provided the locations from which they were taken.  The other business signs that were also seized have been turned over to the rightful owners. 
     It is believed that the signs have been taken from the Townships of Geneva, Columbia, Bangor, Bloomingdale, Arlington and South Haven. 
     The investigation is ongoing however a report will be submitted to the Van Buren County Prosecutors Office requesting the appropriate charges in regards to this incident.

INVESTIGATING DEPUTIES:   Deputy Kyle Romeo, Deputy Todd Oliver.
SUPERVISOR CONTACT:   On duty road Sergeant or Operations Lt William Lux at 269-657-3101
 

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