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6:19 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Battle Creek Gets Grant to Assist Police in Communication, Connecting to Community

City will receive $83,000 in first round of grant
Battle Creek is one of 11 cities nationwide and the only city in Michigan to receive a first round of grant funding to reduce crime and improve public safety in a program that could lead to another $1 million in assistance.
7:50 pm
Sun September 28, 2014

Meth Problem Grows in Southwest Michigan

Region remains the state's "hot bed" for methamphetamine according to Michigan State Police
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - It's been a battle that law enforcement has been waging for more than a decade in Southwest Michigan, and officers who are on the front lines say the struggle against methamphetamine production is as bad as ever.
6:08 am
Thu September 4, 2014

Richland Man Charged in Meijer Product Tampering Case

Multiple incidents of product tampering were reported at Meijer stores in the Kalamazoo area
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Describing himself as a "poor college student that made some drug induced bad decisions," a 35-year-old Richland man is facing the potential federal charges for allegedly tampered with packages of over-the-counter health supplements sold in Kalamazoo-area Meijer stores, according to to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
9:22 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Suspect Identified in Vitamin Bottle Tampering Investigation

Law enforcement officials say it's unclear what charges the unnamed suspect may face
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Police have identified a suspect in the case of bottles of tampered vitamins found at Meijer stores in Kalamazoo County, said Detective Dereck Hess of the Portage Department of Public Safety. The suspect's name is not being released and the person is not yet in custody, Hess said.
6:28 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Tampered Vitamin Bottles Found in Meijer Stores in Kalamazoo County

Items placed in the bottles include candy, walnuts and cat food
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Meijer Inc. stores in Kalamazoo County are reporting instances of tampering with packages of over-the-counter vitamins in their stores, where the vitamins replaced with a variety of other products, including chocolate chips, cat food or another drug, according to a press release by the Portage Department of Public Safety.

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