(5-10-21) Cass County Sheriff Richard J. Behnke reports that his deputies apprehended 2 subjects that stole items from a barn in the 28000 block of Dunning St on 5/10/21 at 9:11 pm in Jefferson Township.
The incident started when Edwardsburg Police officers came across a suspicious vehicle towing a golf cart on M 62 near Oil City Rd in the County. The vehicle then took off and refused to stop. The golf cart crashed on Oil City Rd and the vehicle continued until it crashed into a trailer at Eagle Lake Estates in Ontwa Township. The male driver and female passenger took off on foot and the male driver was apprehended in a shed approximately a 100 yards away. The female was later found and interviewed.
The subject in the golf cart also took off on foot and was located by Cass County K9 “Faust” hiding in a yard near the golf cart. The golf cart was stolen along with other items that were recovered.
The 49 year old male driver was arrested for Larceny from a Building and several other charges, a 36 year old male accomplice was arrested for Larceny from a Building and several other charges. The deputies will be requesting charges on a 35 year old female.
The names of the individuals are being withheld pending formal arraignment in 4th District Court in Cass County.
Cass County was assisted by the Edwardsburg Police Department, Edwardsburg Fire Department, Cassopolis Police Department and Edwardsburg Ambulance.
The case remains open at this time and anyone with information about this case is encourage to contact the Cass County Sheriff’s Office at (269)445-8644.