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Chainsaws stolen from pickup

A 59-year-old man called police at 11:20 a.m. Aug. 23 to report three chainsaws, gas and oil

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Driver dumps contraband, jumps into lake to flee police

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A 34-year-old Plainwell man is being held in the Barry County Jail on $50,000 bond after leading

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Family members are suspects in missing generators and computer

A 68-year-old man called police at 10 p.m. Aug. 6 to report four generators and a laptop were stolen from

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Trailer stolen from construction site

A 37-year-old man called police at 1:31 a.m. Aug. 14 to report a flatbed trailer had been stolen from a

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Man finds ex-girlfriend playing with his dog after breaking in

A 52-year-old man arrived home at 2:20 a.m. Aug. 17 to find his ex-girlfriend playing with his dog on East

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Necklace worth $4,200 missing from home

A 53-year-old woman called police at 10:53 a.m. Aug. 13 to report a necklace had been taken from her home

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Man smashes car window with axe

Charges are being sought for a 25-year-old Allegan man who is alleged to have attacked a vehicle with an axe

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Unsecured marijuana plants destroyed

A maintenance person for Thornapple Lake Estates called police at 1:14 p.m. Aug. 8 to report two marijuana plants in

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